The territorial Police at Kampala Metropolitan yesterday night conducted an operation and a total of 86 revellers were arrested.
The operation started from Levels Lounge Located in Kamwokya where 36 people were arrested. The suspects include 14 women and 22 men. They are currently detained at Kiira Road Police station on allegations of doing a negligent act likely to spread an infection of disease.
An operation saw 50 people arrested from the Garage Bar located in Ntinda Kigowa. They are currently detained at different police stations in the division and will also be arraigned in court today for fines.
“We shall arraign them in court for penalties, as we await the fine structure from the Ministry of Finance,” said Luke Owoyesigire, KMP Deputy Spokesperson.
Currently, Uganda is experiencing a surge in the COVID-19 cases. 842 new cases were reported yesterday with over 500 from Kampala and Wakiso. The cumulative confirmed cases are 55,511.