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Police destroy 618 Kilograms of narcotics

Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj. Gen. Sabiiti Muzeyi (middle) with Police officers and several officials from the Justice, Law and Order Sector witnessing the destruction of narcotics at Nsambya Police Barracks on March 14, 2019 (PHOTO: Uganda Police) Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj. Gen. Sabiiti Muzeyi (middle) with Police officers and several officials from the Justice, Law and Order Sector witnessing the destruction of narcotics at Nsambya Police Barracks on March 14, 2019 (PHOTO: Uganda Police)

 

NSAMBYA - Police have destroyed 618 Kilograms of narcotics worth US $2.8m at the Nsambya Police Barracks. The drugs  were seized from drug traffickers from 2015 to date.The Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj. Gen. Sabiiti Muzeyi commended the anti-narcotics officers and other security agencies for ensuring drug traffickers do not use the  country as a safe haven to do their trade.

“Trafficking in narcotics is one of the transnational organized crimes like human trafficking, money laundering and terrorism. These crimes are committed by criminals that are highly organized and their activities have global impact on society they operate in. If not checked, drugs can disrupt social order. That is why every effort is made by countries to have these crimes stopped,” Maj. Gen. Sabiiti said.

 

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Published: March 15, 2019