Territorial Police Ordered to Protect Walking Pilgrims

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Territorial Police Ordered to Protect Walking Pilgrims
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Police have revealed that security has been beefed up ahead of the Martyrs Day Celebration scheduled to take place on 3rd June.

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says Preparations for Martyrs day celebrations are underway revealing that Pilgrims who are walking to Namugongo on foot will be protected.

Yesterday the Church of Uganda announced its plans ahead of the Martyrs Day celebrations revealing that they expect over 20,000 pilgrims who will start arriving as early as this week

The Anglican church also revealed that preparations are already in high gear to accommodate the pilgrims

As the Church continues with its preparations, Police have requested territorial commanders in the Force to provide security to pilgrims as they begin their great trek toward Namugongo Martyrs Shrine.

Police commanders have now been called upon to ensure the pilgrims have habitable places to sleep among other things.

Enanga has also urged the pilgrims to carry warm clothes with them and basic necessities like identification.

This Martyr’s Day celebration will be held publicly for the first time after two years because of the covid 19 pandemic, over a million pilgrims are expected to attend the event in Namugongo

Pilgrims from Lira Diocese have already started their trek and police expect teams from West Nile, Masaka, Fort portal, and Mbarara amongst others to join the journey.

Police have already started deploying in Namugongo to ensure safety.

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