By Sharon Angucia

There is an increase in the number of Cases of defilement, assault and theft in West Nile region according to the police half year crime report.

Josephine Angucia the police spokesperson for West Nile Region said that they registered 620 assault cases, 949 theft cases, 136 robbery cases, 140 cases of breakings, 198 child related cases out of which 105 were chiid neglect cases.

According to the police half year crime report for West Nile region there were 269 sex related cases registered out of which 240 were defilement cases.

The West Nile Region Police PRO Josephine Angucia said they recorded 157 death related cases, 28 of these cases were mob injustice cases.

The half year crime report for West Nile also showed that there were 160 economic crimes committed in the region. End

West Nile Region Police PRO Josephine Angucia on half year crime report