Police has increased deployment at the different
hotels in Jinja that are hosting teams at the on-going CECAFA Women’s U-20
Th regional tournament which kicked off on October 30th has attracted national U-20 Women's teams from Uganda, Tanzania, Eritrea, Djibouti,
Ethiopia and Burundi.
Early this morning five Eritrean players vanished from Sunset Hotel and their where abouts are unknown.
While addressing journalists at the Njeru based FUFA
technical centre on Tuesday, Kiira region’s police spokesperson, James Mubi
says that they have multiplied the number of counter terrorism personnel
guarding all the hotels that are hosting participating countries.
Mubi says that they have also deployed both uniformed and
plain clothed security personnel to gather intelligence related information
aimed at arresting all possible terror attacks targeting the players’ hosting
communities throughout the championship.
He stressed that they have improvised police patrol
vehicles, which escort players both to and from the FUFA technical center
during match days and to their designated training centers.
Mubi adds that, counter terrorism police personnel have
intensified bomb alertness protocols by instructing hotel owners to install
bomb detectors, which ease inspection of all vehicles and any form of luggage
received at their facilities.
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Meanwhile, Ssezibwa’s regional police spokesperson, Hellen
Butoto says that they have been boosted with the deployment of their
counterparts from UPDF who have since enabled them to ensure that
unauthorized individuals are deterred from accessing the playground at the FUFA Technical centre, as a means
of promoting the observance of the COVID-19 standard operating procedures.