Security tightened in Kampala over rooming traders strike

Security has been tightened in Kampala today with armed anti-riot Police and Military police deployed at Nakasero Market in Kampala Central division following intelligence information that the Kampala market vendors were planning to demonstrate over failure by Kampala City Council to collect garbage on time.

The Spokesperson of police in charge of Kampala Metropolitan Region, Ibin Senkumbi has said that the deployment is normal and necessary but hastened to add that it was not because of the threats by the traders to stage a demonstration.

Senkumbi says the security in Kampala Metropolitan Region remains tight 24 hours a day. He says the tight security in Kampala and other parts of the country follows the recent bomb blasts in Kampala in which over 74 people died and scores injured.

He says police is closely monitoring all movements and activities of people in Kampala and other parts of the country and assures that police is determined to keep law and order across the country.

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