Security beefed up as more Kenyans cross into Uganda ahead of elections

AIGP Asan Kasingye

The Uganda Police has confirmed that the number of Kenyans crossing into the Country has continued to grow with just hours to the general elections.

According to the police spokesperson Asan Kasigye has revealed that police had registered about 30 people crossing to Uganda by yesterday in anticipation of possible chaos that might erupt during or after tomorrow’s elections.

Kasingye also says that security has been beefed up to maintain peace at the boarder points.

Meanwhile, all police officers deployed to ensure security during tomorrow’s polls have arrived at their respective stations.

According to the National Police Service over 150,000 officers drawn from the Kenya Police, the Administration Police, General Service Unit and Directorate of Criminal Investigations will help maintain order across the country.

National Police Service spokesman George Kinoti said all is set and has assured Kenyans of adequate security.

He adds that distribution of the police officers has been done with consideration of the perceived threats.


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