Heads of financial institutions in Nyagatare district were called upon implementing security measures on their facilities as part of the preventive measure against crime, and easy investigations.
This call was made during a meeting held Tuesday and brought together police, district authorities and heads and representatives of over commercial banks and micro-finance institutions operating in Nyagatare.
The executive secretary of Nyagatare, Alexis Mugabo said that the security of the people’s money also depend on how they implement security advices given and partner with the police in all aspects of security.
He further asked them to aim for service excellence in their transaction activities with their customers.
The District Community Liaison Officer of Nyagatare, Inspector of Police (IP) Jean Claude Kaburabuza, said: "In some few cases of theft registered, it emerged that they either had no security guards and in other cases had no CCTV cameras. These are primary essential things at your premises."
He further called for timely information sharing on anything suspicious and also hire professional security guards.
The meeting follows a similar one also held in Rwamagana District recently in a bid to strengthen partnership with financial institutions in policing and security related activities.