Local council authority advised on patrol
Police in Aswa River Region has advised local council authorities to be security conscious as Uganda marks its 57th Independence Day anniversary today.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa river region police spokesperson advised the local council authorities to conduct night patrols in partnership with the police to curb crimes such as house break-ins which are common during such days.
Okema said police will conduct patrol in the town centres to ensure calm.
Major centres in Acholi Sub-region are currently experiencing high rates of crimes which are blamed on street thugs.