By Ivan Mwine
The police in Metropolitan Kampala on Tuesday rounded up at least 60 suspected criminals during a joint operation that was conducted in various city suburbs.
According to police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Jinja Road joint security team carried out an intelligence led operation on October 17, 2022 in various black spots, during which they netted notorious criminals in the area.
“The operation was carried out in the areas of Mutungo, Kinawataka, Mbuya, Bugolobi and surrounding areas where hardcore criminals were arrested,” Enanga said.
He added that; “During the operation 60 suspects were arrested and some exhibits like opium, breaking implements and suspected stolen property was recovered.”
He revealed that screening for the suspects was done on Wednesday and 50 suspects were taken to Nakawa Court and charged with public nuisance.
The police publicist noted that the operations will continue throughout Kampala Metropolitan in a bid to weed out all criminals from various city suburbs.