UPDF recalls LDUs for fresh training

Local Defence Unit personnel arrest a man during demonstration over food relief at Kasubi, a Kampala suburb, on June 16. PHOTO/MICHAEL KAKUMIRIZI


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Brig Richard Karemire, the army spokesperson, said the Local Defence Unit (LDUs) have done a commendable job in fighting crime despite the “mistakes committed by a few”.

“The LDUs will continue to execute their duties as per deployment plan of the deploying authority. And over all, they have done a good job in curbing crime,” he said.


Local Defence Unit personnel have been withdrawn countrywide to undergo refresher training in human rights and law enforcement procedures, Daily Monitor has learnt. They are to be trained by police.

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