Pioneer Buses Impounded in New Xmas Traffic Operation

Pioneer Buses at CPS on Wednesday

Makerere University students have written to the head of Uganda police force Gen Kale Kayihura, medications discount demanding an explanation on the escalating violence in the ongoing election season.

The youths while addressing press at the university campus on Wednesday handed the IGP a 48 hours ultimatum to have come out with the full report of Sunday’s clash between Hon Amama Mbabazi and President Yoweri Museveni’s supporters in Ntungamo district.

The former Makerere University Guild Prime minister Simon Senoga, link one of the activists revealed that short of this, rx the youths would mobilize a big peaceful demonstration in the city center.

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“So far we have mobilized over 20,000 youth from various institutions for a peaceful demonstration if the IGP doesn’t have the report in the given time,” he said.

The procession from Makerere campus to the city center he said, is against Police’s failure to protect Ugandans in the electoral season.

“It should be noted that the people would are seen leading these clashes seem to exhibit military skills which raises the question of who they really are.”

Police on Monday promised to make public, the findings of the investigations of the Ntungamo incident, which were being spearheaded by the IGP himself.
Kampala Metropolitan Traffic Police Commander, medicine Norman Musinga has warned all drivers and vehicle owners against none compliance of traffic rules and guidelines during the festive season.

Musinga announced a colossal traffic operation that aims at reducing road accidents during the end of year festivals.

“Our operations began yesterday arresting all drivers without driving permits; the operation today focused on Bodaboda cyclist who cause most of the accidents in town due to bad driving, website like this ” Musinga told the media at the Central Police Station (CPS) in Kampala, ” he said.

“We are arresting those cyclists who don’t have driving permits, no helmets, those who carry more than one passenger, violators of traffic lights and driving in one-way routes.”

Traffic Police boos Norman Musinga addressing press

Traffic Police boos Norman Musinga addressing press

He added, “These operations won’t stop until the festivities end. Our major aim is to reduce accidents, restore discipline among drivers.”

Musinga further warned that no drunk driver will be spared, as well as those who over speed.

The operation saw a total of over 20 Pioneer Easy Buses impounded and taken to CPS under the orders of Traffic Police.

We were checking whether the buses complied with traffic guidelines but we found that several of them were not.”

Musinga noted that the drivers were found operating without budges yet it’s a requirement for all bus drivers to possess them, while some buses were found in poor conditions with no PSV license.

“We however decided to pardon them since we had never arrested them; we gave them a period of one week to have all the irregularities ironed out.”



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