Uganda Police Wants 12 Billion To Fight Terrorism

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Uganda police force is seeking sh 12 billions to fight terrorism and transnational crime.

This was stated during the presenting of the 2014/15 budget estimates before the defense committee of parliament.

Present at the presentation was the undersecretary of the Internal Affairs ministry, Rogers Muhirwa who said the funds will help in strengthening the detective arm to respond to the threats.

The police team was led by the Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura and state Internal Affairs minister James Baba.

This request comes after the terror threats in Kenya last week and the new terror warning from the US embassy that terrorist were planing to attack places of worship between May and June. The police are now scaling up security ahead of next month’s martyr’s day celebrations.

The police spokesperson Fred Enanga has called for calm adding that they are on high alert and are taking appropriate measures to thwart any threats.

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