The Kasese Municipal Mayor Godfrey Kabyanga says the development is timely and it will go a long way to help in curbing the increasing cases of insecurity in the town.
Installation of CCTV cameras is going-on in Kasese District
The installation of closed-circuit television cameras has started
in Kasese municipality. It is part of the countrywide plans to install
surveillance cameras to curb rates of urban crimes.
The cameras will be installed in suburbs and along major high
According to the Rwenzori East Regional Police Commander Samuel
Asiimwe, says the cameras will help to monitor and detect various activities
during day and night that amount to traffic offenses and other crimes for easy
The Kasese Municipal Mayor Godfrey Kabyanga says the
development is timely and it will go a long way to help in curbing the
increasing cases of insecurity in the town.
Bwambale Muranga Joseph, LCI Kibota village in Maliba Sub County
says that the cameras should also be extended to rural areas.
“The development is welcome but how safe shall our villages be if
all the gangs from towns enter into our areas, so we hope these cameras will be
extended into our villages too,” Bwambale noted.
Emmanuel Bwana a Boda Boda rider in Kasese town welcomes the development as a
relief to the community that has been terrorized by thugs especially during
night hours. He anticipates that the cameras will help to reduce crime
rates and solve the hard puzzles of identifying the perpetrators.
Bwana adds that the cameras could save many riders and drivers
from police officers especially along highways who have turned it a habit to
extort money from them.
Esther Ntorogho, who operates a saloon along Stanley Road says that security
personnel should utilize the cameras to apprehend culprits who have been behind
major crimes within the town and have always been going scot-free without being
Basaija is a graduate of Uganda Christian University (UCU-Mukono) holding a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication.
He also boosts of numerous training's in communication studies.
Before joining URN, he had served as Documentation personnel, Field news reporter, Radio presenter and News Editor.
Basaija is a social critic and a young farmer.
He believes in writing for social change.
At URN Basaija is incharge of Bundibugyo, Bunyangabu and Kasese Districts.