Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy PRO Asp Luke Owoyesigyire has confirmed arrest of 37 people for defying Covid-19 directives on bars .
According to Owoyesigire,the suspects were arrested from Samaki Hub and Floating Island after intensive operation carried out yesterday in Luzira to enforce COVID-19 standard operating procedures (Sops).
They are currently detained at Jinja Road Police and will be arraigned in court tomorrow .
Police issued new Covid -19 guidelines /tools in form of punishments and those found defying the SOPs will be arrested not more than 2 years.
According to the current report the virus that has decimated the economy and killed at almost 390 Ugandans since march last year