Police impound over 211 motor vehicles, 331 motor cycles for operating past curfew

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Last night, Police carried out an operation to revive the anti-COVID19 enforcement measures, especially the curfew hours that starts at 7pm for boda bodas and 9pm for vehicles.

Police say the operation was peaceful and it was carried out in an orderly manner and professionally. And during the operations, police impounded over 211 motor vehicles and 331 motor cycles.

The break down per region is as below; Kampala Metropolitan East (Motor vehicles 81, Motor cycles 22), Kampala Metropolitan Police North (Motor vehicles 45, Motor cycles 145) and Kampala Metropolitan Police South (Motor vehicles 85, Motor cycles 164).

“There are drivers who were cautioned while others were issued with Express Penalty Scheme tickets,” says Kampala Metropolitan spokesperson Patrick Onyango.

He reveals that the operation will continue today.

“We appeal to the general public to plan their journeys early to avoid being caught on the wrong side of the law,” he says

He adds, “We would like to remind all motorists that the timing of the curfew is 9:00PM.”

Source – Matooke Republic

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