Gov’t bans two private security companies, nine others suspended
By Kalule Paddy
Nine private security companies and two others have had their operating
licences suspended and banned from operating in the country respectively.
Police spokesperson Fred Enanga told journalists on Monday that the licences
for Tracker Uganda Limited, Range Protection Services Limited, Stariat Security
Company, Crown Security Limited, Delux security group, Supreme Security
Limited, Delta Force Protection Services, Premier Security System,
Stariat and Alert Guards and Security Systems have been suspended.
Enanga said the suspension of the licences were done in accordance
with regulation 10 of the Control of Private Security Organisations regulations
“We have instructed our DPCs to withdraw all fire arms from them and also
inform their clients to seek services from other private security organisations,”
He said that the licences for Damocles Security Solutions Limited and Detail
Protection Services Limited have been revoked.
Enanga said whereas the private security company have to file returns with
police for use of fire arms, the above mentioned companies had failed to do so
for many years prompting action against them especially in regards to .indiscipline
and unprofessional conduct by the staff of these companies,
He also added that some of the companies were paying their employees poorly.