The Police have received information that terrorist organizations are planning an attack on schools around Kampala.
The Inspector General of Police, Kale Kayihura has said the ADF terrorist cells within the Central and Eastern regions are planning to carry out attacks on schools in Kampala.
He has urged the public to be cautious and to report of anything suspicious to the police.
Furthermore, school authorities have been urged to man all the entry points to their schools by having guards stationed there at all times.
They have also be advised to install metal detectors at entry points and install security lights and alarm bells to help in detecting any bomb material.
This comes few days after a Kenyan controversial Muslim cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Shariff alias Makaburi was shot dead by unknown gunmen as he awaited a court decision in Mombasa.
Kenya’s controversial Muslim cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Shariff alias Makaburi was on Tuesday shot dead by unknown gunmen as he awaited a court decision in Mombasa.
However, Intelligence sources fear the White Widow, Samatha Lewthwaite blames the Kenyan authorities for death of her mentor Makaburi and will retaliate with attacks on Western targets across Africa.
It should be noted that the terrorists have vowed to attack Uganda and Kenya if they don’t remove their forces in Somalia on behalf of the African Union peacekeeping mission.
Meanwhile, Police has intensified the security checks and patrols at the Malaba border following the recent terror threats to the country.
The Officer in Charge of Malaba Police Julius Jingo said they need to make sure no one enters the country when they do not have the proper documentation and prevent terrorists.
He said the Police is working with Kenya to ensure they are on high alert and patrols have been intensified at and around the Malaba border.
“We have increased our surveillance at the border to ensure that we properly screen the people entering our country,” said Mr. Jingo.
All public vehicles and cargo trucks undergo a proper screening to ensure no thing is smuggled across the border.