Police in Pader district is to deploy around major solar installations. The Pader Resident District Commission Lt. Okot Santo Lapolo has asked the police to guard the installation following increased thefts in the district.
According to Lapolo the district security committee is acting in response to the recent theft of seven high grade solar panels at Kalongo Senior Secondary school.
//Cue in# Thugs who steal mainly
Cue out#To all solar panels in the district#//
The RDC says security agencies are closing in on the thugs who are still at large believed to be from Gulu and Lira districts.
//Cue in#These thugs who normally
Cue out#As quickly as possible#//
Several institutions in Pader district that is yet to be connected to the national power grid rely on solar and thermal energy.