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Police to arrest organisers, revellers of Valentine’s Day events

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February is considered to be a month of love since it has Valentine’s Day. This Sunday is Valentine’s Day and many events organiser have put up events to celebrate the day.

However, according to police the ban against events imposed by government is still on and those organising events risk to be arrested.

“We have read, listened and seen several advertisements both online and traditional media advertising parties in different places like hotels, beaches and other open arenas to celebrate Valentine’s Day on February 14, 2021.

Ministry of Health guidelines still stand and the COVID19 instruments: The Public Health (Control of COVID-19) rules, 2020, that was put in place to fight the spread of Coronavirus is still in operation,” says Kampala Metropolitan Policespokes person Patrick Onyango.

Onyango warns the organisers of these parties to desist from breaking the law and stop advertising for the events.

“We appeal to members of the public to report to us any party or event that breaches the Coronavirus regulations. We also warn any person that will attend such events that will be arrested for breaching the laws,” he says.



Source – Matooke Republic

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