Uganda Police management, according to a statement issued by AIGP Asan Kasingye, has upgraded Nansana Police Station to Division headquarters.
The new development will see Nansana Police Division cover areas of Nansana East, Nansana West, Ochieng, Nabweru, Wamala, Gombe and Kyebando.
The Division which was created out of Wakiso and Kawempe, Kasingye says, will be commanded by SP Bernard Katwala.
The Police Spokesperson informed ChimpReports that to arrive on the decision; the security body looked at the area’s population which is “estimated to be around 140,000 people”, economic growth of the area which has attracted people from different areas, leading to springing up of places of worship and entertainment.
Other factors are: the distance of the current mother station is far, the current “Command Division which sits about 5.6km could not adequately supervise” the area and on “analyzing the recent crime statistics of Nansana, the found it wanting and the trend has to be changed.”