MPIGI – The head of community policing department, ACP Anatoli Muleterwa has urged local council leaders and authorities to help the Police in fighting and preventing domestic violence related cases.
ACP Muleterwa who was accompanied by SP Okino Cyprian was on Wednesday in Katonga region where they met selected local council leaders from the districts of Mpigi, Butambala and Gomba.
“We would like to call upon local leaders to assist us in preventing domestic violence. It is a vice that has cost physical, emotional and psychological well being of the victims. Let’s work together to ensure its fought and bring to book all those culprits engaged therein,” noted Muleterwa.
He also urged them to ensure that the President’s directives on the fight against the Coronavirus are adhered to in the area.
“As a department that is ensuring mobilization and raise awareness in the communities, we have stepped up more efforts of echoing the directives of His Excellence to the general public and the local leaders and our personnel to ensure that the directives are taken seriously by informing the communities that Covid-19 is real,” he said.