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Police to Deploy 3000 Officers During Buganda 'Jubilewo' Celebrations

Moses Kafeero, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander, has asked the celebrants to be security alert and inform police in case of any suspicions.
Kampala Metropolitan Commander Moses Kafero and the traffic commander Norman Musinga

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 At least 3000 police officers are to provide security during Buganda Kingdom Jubilee celebrations scheduled for Tuesday, URN has learnt.

They include Traffic, Operations, and Field Force Police, and Canine, Counter terrorism and Crime Intelligence Personnel. 

The police officers will be reinforced by operatives from sister security agencies like the Military Police, Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence and the Internal Security Organisation.

 

The deployment plan was finalised last week by commanders of the various units under Kampala Metropolitan Police and the security team from Buganda Kingdom.

 

 

Some of the officers, especially crime Intelligence and Counter terrorism personnel have already taken position at Lubiri Palace and its surrounding areas.

 

  

Moses Kafeero, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander, has asked the celebrants to be security alert and inform police in case of any suspicions.

 

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The police medical service has also deployed about 10 nurses to man 10 ambulances in case of any emergency cases during the celebrations.

 

 

The Counter terrorism teams will be in charge of all entry points to the palace as well as high point patrols with individuals deployed at strategic points to use sniper view and make alerts incase of any suspicion.

 

General operation personnel will be in charge of the general security with focus on pick pocket and petty thieves.

The Silver Jubilee celebrations mark 25 years since Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi ascended to the throne.