AIGP Grace Akullo-Director CID, said a total of 301 children were defiled by persons living with HIV and 120 children were defiled by their parents.
“This is absurd and completely deplorable,” AIGP Akullo said on Monday during the Annual Crime Report launch at Naguru police headquarters.
In 2020, Organised Criminal Syndicates committed heinous crimes within the regions of Kampala Metropolitan Policing Area, Rwenzori East, Namayingo, Mbale, Jinja and other areas.
With well guided investigations, coordination and collaboration with sister security
agencies, 08 criminal syndicates were identified and dismantled Before these criminal syndicates were busted, they had;
i. Shot and killed 10 persons,
ii. Shot and injured 08 persons,
iii. Cut and injured 01 person,
iv. Robbed; Ugx. 28,331,200, one Rifle with five rounds, one pistol, 253 mobile
phones, two laptops, one flash disc, one pair of open shoes, three trousers valued
Ugx. 90,000 and one Dell computer,
v. Stolen; one AK47 Riffle, 16 motor vehicles, six flat screen T.V sets, seven mobile
phones, one laptop and cash Ugx. 75,000,
vi. Burnt five huts,
vii. Kidnapped and Trafficked 15 people,
viii. Raped 08 victims of Trafficking, and
ix. Received ransom of Ugx. 1,135,000.
After busting and dismantling these criminal syndicates;
i. 19 members of these criminal groups were arrested, charged to court and remanded,
ii. Recovered five AK47 riffles, eight motor vehicles, one motorcycles, one pistol,
35 live ammunitions, 14 cartridges and two empty magazines,
iii. One member of the gang was shot and killed, and
iv. 12 victims of trafficking were rescued.
CP Lawrence Nuwabiine Ag Director Traffic, said there was a 4.7% reduction in the number of crashes reported in 2020 from 12,858 crashes reported in 2019 to 12,249 crashes reported in 2020.
During the period under review, 3,269 crashes were fatal, 5,803 were serious and 3,177
Fatal crashes reduced by 4.1%, serious crashes reduced by 3.2%, and minor
crashes reduced by 8.2%