Dutch Gov’t Donates Vehicle, Motorbikes for Uganda Refugee Police Station

The vehicle and mortorbikes will aid response to crime incidents.

The Netherlands Embassy, through the Refugee Law Project, has donated an assortment of transport equipment worth USD 700,000 to the Uganda Police Force, for use by Panyadoli Refugee Police Station, Kiryandongo District.

The items which included a double cabin, and four motorcycles were handed over by the Netherlands Ambassador to Uganda, H.E. Hank Jan Bakker, and received by the Police Chief Political Commissar, AIGP Asan Kasingye, at the Police Headquarters in Naguru.

While receiving the donation, Kasingye said it will help the police to reach out to the refugees in their settlement camps.

“We shall now be able to address problems of Gender based violence, Human Rights violations and delayed response to crime incidents” he said.

Kasingye thanked the Netherlands  Embassy for the support they render to the Ugandan Police that includes training of the police in Refugee Law among others.



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