Police has arrested hundreds of suspects ahead of Women’s day celebration. This follows a mission by police carried out around the Kampala Metropolitan area which led to the arrest of hundreds of children and adults.
In Kisenyi was a house where children were allegedly being trained to do illegal acts.
Below is an official statement by Deputy Spokesperson, Kampala Metropolitan Region, Luke Owoyesigire.
Among some of the charges imposed on the suspects is; possession of suspected narcotic substances and also being in possession of suspected stolen items.
Yesterday we had intelligence led operations which led to the arrest of 449 suspects in areas of kisenyi, katanga and other areas in the central business district . We made a number of recoveries including drugs, Breaking implements and Knives.
The suspects are currently detained at Katwe Police station , Central Police Station Kampala , Wandegeya Police station and Old Kampala Police station.
They have been charged with being in Possession of suspected narcotic substances and also being in possession of suspected stolen items.
Report by KMD Deputy PRO Luke Owoyesigyire