By APN Reporter
Residents of Southern division in Rukungiri Municipality have decried rampant cases of theft in the area.
Residents claim that their merchandise, crops and animals are normally stolen during the night.
Evan Abaho a resident of Katenga cell says that thieves always hide in bushes and unfinished buildings around Rukungiri Municipal stadium while targeting their merchandise, crops and animals.
Abaho wants security personnel in the area to carry out
impromptu day and night patrols and apprehend all the thieves.
The Officer-in-Charge of Operations at Rukungiri Police Station Assistant Superintendent of Police, Okwir Oscar, admits that four cases of theft are recorded at the station on a daily basis.
He says that police will soon start carrying out operations targeting all those with intentions of stealing people’s property