The Police have issued strict security guidelines for organizers of music shows, concerts and performances ahead of the festive season.

The guidelines issued today by Police Spokesperson, Emilian Kayima among others demand organizers of such events to write to the Inspector General of Police indicating the event’s venue, number of people expected, traffic control measures and the agreement reached with venue owners or managers.

Kayima also clarifies that “Organizers and conveners of concerts must show that they have in place measures and capacity to handle emergencies, which include medical provision, fire safety systems and thorough evacuation plans.

He directed all Police Unit Commanders to ensure that the new measures are strictly adhered to for any cleared event.