The Ministry of Justice has assured Rwandans that the security of the country is intact and that the government will not tolerate anyone who threatens the well being of the country and its citizens.
a media interaction with the police, Justice Minister Johnston Busingye who
presided over the event, said that Rwandans and foreigners alike are well
assured of their security in this country.
This comes against the backdrop of the recent attack in Musanze district that left 14 people dead.
Minister Busingye said that Rwanda is willing to cooperate with neighboring countries in order to curb cross border crimes.
The Minister was also categorical that Rwanda will not be used to stage criminal activities that destabilize the security of her neighboring countries.
At the same time, the Rwandan police have announced that positive results have come from a 52 week road safety campaign that was aimed at creating awareness and bringing a mindset change to road users in the country.
The traffic police said that fatalities due to road carnage in the country reduced from 15 to 7 in the past 8 weeks, while those arrested for Drinking and Driving significantly reduced from 141 to 62.
The inspector General of Police, Dan Munyuza said that the campaigns which have been predominantly in the Kinyarwanda language will also be conducted in other languages including English to help foreigners in the country to better understand the traffic regulations
In the period between January and September this year, 532 people died due to road accidents, 705 others were seriously injured, and 1,127 others sustained minor injuries, while 1,231 properties were destroyed in the accidents.
By FATIMA TESI