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Police warns against terror attacks by ADF
Publish Date: Apr 05, 2014
Police warns against terror attacks by ADF
Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura
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By Charles Etukuri

The Uganda Police Force said Saturday that it has information that terror organisations could be planning an attack on schools around Kampala.


“We have received credible intelligence that Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) terrorist cells within the Central and Eastern regions of the country are planning to carry out attacks on schools,” Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura said in statement.

Kayihura urged all schools and the entire public to be vigilant and report any suspicious persons and activities in their vicinity to the nearest Police station.

School authorities have also been urged to man all the entry points to their schools by having guards stationed there at all times.

They have also been urged to install metal detectors at the  entry points and to also install security lights and alarm bells.

“We wish to assure the public that Uganda Police and the other security agencies are determined and committed to ensure that law, order, peace and security prevail in all parts of the country,” Kayihura said

The ADF is notorious rebel outfit has been blamed for a number of bomb attacks. In  June 8, 1998 they attacked the Uganda Technical College, Kicwamba,  burning 27 students to death and severely injuring scores.

 

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