Ntungamo councilors urged to champion the fight against crime

By Anthony Kushaba


Councilors in Ntungamo district have been urged to champion the fight against crime saying that quarrels that start as minor end up escalating into serious crimes such as murders.

The call was made by the Ntungamo deputy resident district Commissioner  Robert Niwamanya  Kamuntu while addressing the district council presided over by Speaker Nicholas Twikirize held in the Ntungamo district council hall.

Kamuntu revealed that the district security committee is concerned about cases that have resulted in the loss of lives yet they would have been solved at early stages.

Ntungamo chief administrative officer Mathias Ndifuna called on the technocrats and the political wing to work together and ensure that effective service delivery is realized.

He revealed that the district is very important and urged all the workers as well as technocrats and the people to ensure that harmony is realized.

Muhumuza Denis Savimbi the Itojo sub-county district councilor revealed that pockets of insecurity are becoming common especially resulting from alcohol and drug misuse.

He called on the district security committee to move in and monitor the operations of the bars and other happening places.

Savimbi revealed that development can always be realized when there is security that enables people to operate peacefully.