The Western Highlands Provincial Police Commander, Superintendent John Sagom has called on communities in the province to respect the counting process and the outcome of the elections in the province.
With all that has happened in the past week, Supt. Sagom has stated all in all, the province has been peaceful, but is expecting anything to happen. “Everyone will have to respect the outcome.
There is no need to fight amongst yourselves, these things should not be happening, and at all costs we are appealing to the people to not take up arms,” the superintendent said.
As a precautionary measure, roadblocks have been set up in the Western Highlands Province to ensure the safety of the people. According to the Provincial Police Commander,
Superintendent John Sagom, police have set up roadblocks at the entrances into Western Highlands and various parts of the province. Roadblocks have been put up on the highlands highway coming into the town from the Kagamuga Airport.
They are also doing thorough security checks to make sure that there are no such weapons as bush knives entering the province. He said they are monitoring the movement of all persons travelling in and out of the province.