The Rwanda National Police (RNP) spokesperson, ACP Boniface Rutikanga has stated that the security situation during the Christmas period remained generally calm. Rutikanga expressed satisfaction, during the interview with The New Times, on Tuesday, December, 26. “We are glad people enjoyed and celebrated responsibly to a large extent,” he noted ALSO READ: Police urges public to enjoy responsibly, ensure safety first during festive season Rutikanga provided an overview of the incidents reported during the period, noting two major road accidents in the city of Kigali resulting in the unfortunate deaths of two motorcycle riders, one in each incident. Additionally, there were four minor cases reported in the Western and Northern regions. He also added that the incidences of assault, battery, and theft due to drunkenness were also recorded in some neighborhoods. ALSO READ: An individual’s glimpse into Kigali’s festive celebration Acknowledging the efforts of the traffic Police in enforcing road safety rules and regulations, Rutikanga emphasized that overall, the police maintained public order throughout the country, ensuring a positive outcome. As preparations for the New Year's festivities are underway, Rutikanga stressed the importance of continuing and reinforcing policing activities to ensure a safe New Year's Eve. ALSO READ: Over 40 babies born on Christmas in Kigali He urged the public to avoid driving under the influence of alcohol, abide by speed limits, and respect all other rules and regulations governing the use of roads. “We ask people to avoid driving when they have consumed alcohol. They should avoid overspeeding, as always, and respect all other rules and regulations that govern the use of roads,” Rutikanga added.