At least 37 people have been arrested for flouting President Museveni’s directive on closure of bars, The Tower Post has learnt.
This was revealed by ASP Luke Owoyesigire the Deputy spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan Police on Sunday evening.
“37 people have been arrested today for flouting COVID-19 guidelines on bars,” Owoyesigire said in a tweet.
“The operation was carried out in Luzira at Samaki Hub and floating Island. They are currently detained at Jinja Road Police and will be arraigned in court tomorrow,” he added.
President Museveni directed that all bars remain closed as one of the measures put to reduce the spread of Covid19 pandemic in the country.
Public and private cars were also stopped from moving except those of essential workers including medical personnel, journalists, bankers among others.