Kazo: Regional Security forces join efforts to curb rampant cattle theft
Following the concerns and outcry of residents and leaders in Kazo district and another neighboring districts over insecurity especially the rampant cattle theft, Kazo district hosted a joint security meeting with representatives from Uganda Police and Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) led by the director of operations, Assistant Inspector General of the Police (AIGP) John Nuwagira to harmonize ways to end insecurity.
The meeting which was held at Kazo district headquarters on Tuesday was attended by security teams from Kazo, Kiruhura, Ibanda and Kyegegwa districts represented by their Resident District Commissioners (RDC), district LC V chairpersons, District Internal Security Officers(DISOs), District Police Commanders(DPCs), district councilors, opinion leaders and other security representatives in the districts.
Addressing journalists after the meeting, the Rwizi Regional Police Commander (RPC) Wenzire Nganizi said that the meeting was aimed at designing a strategy to ensure that there is no insecurity across these districts.
Al-Hajji Mawiya Lule, the RDC Kazo who doubles as head of security in the district also noted that the meeting was to call for cooperation in reporting any information regarding insecurity and working together to solve it.
Dan Mukango Rutetebya, the Kiruhura district LC V chairperson said that they raised their concerns and he is hopeful that this will help in strengthening the fight against crime especially cattle theft where every leader is expected to get involved.
The participants in the meeting resolved that, the meeting of its kind will be held quarterly at a different district each time, in an effort to curb insecurity.