15 Arrested for day drinking in Kampala

Posted: 2020-07-28T13:28:56Z
15 Arrested for day drinking in Kampala

Police in Kampala have arrested 15 people following a raid on Friends Bar in Nakasero in Central Division in Kampala city where they were found drinking at midday. 

The suspects who are currently in custody were picked up in an operation led by Ivan Nduhura, the Operations Commander Kampala Central Police Station –CPS following a tip off on Tuesday. 

At least 15 people mostly youths were found in the bar, taking all sorts of beers in violation of the orders to keep all bar closed. 

According to Patrick Onyango the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, the suspects are detained at CPS Kampala on charges of doing acts that are likely to cause the spread of infectious disease.

Over the weekend, 22 other people were arrested from La Venti Bar in Najjera around 11pm on Sunday when Police stormed the bar where some of the revelers streamed live videos, which showed them partying beyond the night time curfew.  

They were slated to appear in court today.