By Mubiru Ivan
Police in Kampala on Friday arrested 41 suspected criminals. The operation was aimed at reducing crime on Kampala streets and paving way for a peaceful Christmas festive season.
This operation targeted areas of Market Street, Platinum House, Allen Road, Nakivubo Channel, Kinamwandu and Nabugabo. These areas are commonly identified as the black spots and have always been regarded impassable both during day and night hours.
The suspects were subjected to screening before responsible citizens, elders and local area leaders.
Most of these suspects were found in most frequented crime spots and in possession of marijuana
They are currently detained at Central Police Station Kampala pending court.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander CP. Moses Kafeero Kabugo said that as the Christmas festive season approaches, all police divisions shall intensify operations in a bid to curtail any criminal activities.
“Research has always revealed that crime is always on the increase as festive seasons approach however we won’t allow criminals to undermine the internal security and peace in Kampala,” CP. Kafeero said.