The Uganda police Force will today Tuesday, start arresting members of the general public and impound any vehicles found flouting the curfew guidelines set by President Yoweri Museveni.
ASP Luke Owoyesigyire the PRO KMP says they have noted with concern the alarming abuse of curfew time for both motorists and pedestrians.
Owoyesigyire says that as per the recent presidential directives on COVID-19, the curfew time was set and it must be followed.
Businesses were reopened and people should be at their homes by 7pm in the evening, while Boda bodas were also informed to stop operating at 6pm.
“On that note, we would like to inform the general public that Kampala Metropolitan Police will starting today, to heighten operations against those flaunting curfew. Whoever will be found violating curfew guidelines, will be arrested, cars impounded and taken to courts of law for prosecution. We would like to advise members of the public to plan their schedule to avoid any inconvenience from the Police” Owoyesigyire warned.
Curfew time for boda bodas is currently at 6PM, while cars and pedestrians are expected to be inside their homes at 7PM.