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    PICTURES: UPDF Arrests Married Men Bonking Prostitutes In Lodges During Lockdown In Broad Day Light….

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    THERE was drama in areas of Nyendo in Masaka District when senior Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) officers attached to Kasijagirwa barracks with the help of police officers from Masaka police raided lodges and bars in the area and found married men bonking prostitutes during day time.

    The lodges that were raided included Bukeri lodge, Star light and bar, Margo, M.M lodge, Jojajo lodge and Safari lodge.

    Some of the prostitutes after arrest

    Security operatives told The Grapevine that they were tipped off by concerned locals who reported to them that prostitutes nowadays sell their sumbies during day time to beat the night curfew.

    Security told us that many of these prostitutes and lodges were not following the Ministry of Health Covid19 guidelines while carrying out their trade.

    When security forces raided these lodges, they were shocked to find some men bonking breast feeding women with their babies on the side.

    UPDF officers handcuff some of the suspects

    All the suspects were ordered to come out from their rooms and told to move on foot through Nyendo streets to Masaka police where they are currently being detained and will likely face charges of defying the presidential Covid19 directives.

    The police spokesperson for Greater Masaka, ASP Muhammad Nsubuga told The Grapevine that the President has not yet cleared buying of prostitutes, lodges and bars but some big-headed Ugandans want to put the country at risk.

    Nsubuga warned all men who have a tendency of going in lodges to control their appetite for now until the country is safe from Covid19 or until Ministry of Health or the President advise otherwise.

    Nsubuga also revealed that some of the men were arrested galloping bottles of beer and plates full of pork.

    The Prostitutes appealed to security operatives to forgive them because they were looking for what to eat and feed their children since most of them are single mums.

    Masaka is currently treating 23 Covid19 patients.

     

    By Ahmad Makula, Masaka

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    Police Arrests Over 1,000 In One Night Over Breaching SOPs…

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    A total of 1,100 suspects have been arrested and over 50 motor vehicles have been impounded by Police.

    This, after the territorial Police in Kampala Metropolitan conducted an operation last night with an aim of enforcing Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures.

    Asp Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy PRO KMP has said the aim was to raid bars that have been working in total disregard of the Ministry of Health guidelines.

    The suspects were arrested from different bars around Kampala Metropolitan Area.

    “Bars are not yet opened. Police will not hesitate to arrest any suspects found violating stipulated guidelines,” Owoyesigyire warned.

    All suspects arrested will be produced in courts of law on offences of doing a negligent act likely to spread an infectious disease.

    Owoyesigyire on behalf of Police has urged members of the public to observe standard operating procedures, like wearing masks in public places and sanitizing, to avoid contracting Coronavirus or spreading it to others.

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    Businessman Shot Dead By 2 Men In Police Jackets On Boda Boda…

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    Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen riding on a boda boda shot dead a businessman in Lwengo district. This comes two days after unknown assailants ‘showered’ the vehicle of the former chief of defense forces (CDF) General Katumba Wamala, killing his daughter, Brenda Wamala Nantongo, and driver Haruna Kayondo. Katumba survived with two bullet wounds to his shoulders.

    Zayire Matovu, a prominent coffee dealer in Lwengo district met his death on Wednesday at around 9pm at Kanku village in Kiwangala parish in Kisseka sub-county on their way home with his brother, Morris Kato.

    The two were driving in a Toyota Premio vehicle, registration number UAM 120N when the two gunmen wearing police jackets and on a boda boda shot at their vehicle several times, according to eyewitnesses.

    Matovu died instantly while his brother Kato survived with injuries and was rushed to hospital before being transferred to Mulago Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.

    Lwengo district police commander Peter Akampurira said that they have no clue on the murder yet but the manhunt for the assailants is on.

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    We Shall Force You To Obey COVID19 Rules, Police Warns After Arresting Over 2000…

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    Police spokesperson Fred Enanga

    Uganda Police has arrested over 2000 people within one week in the course of implemeting COVID-19 guidelines.

    All Police Territorial Commanders have become more punitive in their approach to COVID-19 infractions, continuing to punish offenders with fines, penalties and charges as one way of bringing the epidemic under control.

    In the course of the week 445 motor vehicles and 2,088 motorcycles were impounded for violating the curfew timings. A total of 2124 suspects were also arrested for flouting the health SOPs and curfew timings. They are set to appear in court.

    “As you are all aware, we are into the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is more deadly and devastating. It is worse than the first wave, since it is more transmissible and affecting young people including children this time round,” Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said before adding that;

    “For instance during the course of last week, 1390 new cases were registered, within two days of 27th – 228th May, 2021.  The most affected areas being Kampala, Wakiso, Moroto, Tororo, Luwero, Kalungu, Mbarara, Kibuku and Iganga among others.”

    This according to the health experts is being attributed to people during complacent and less cautious. Due to the lockdown fatigue the majority have gone back to the old normal of having large wedding parties, large congregations in worships centres, sporting events, markets, arcades, being transported at 100% capacity in buses, taxis and on bodaboda, going to bars, without taking precautions as they go unmasked and do not observe physical distance. The other danger is our young adults, think the situation has returned to normal, whereas not.

    “When issues of non-compliance due to behavioural fatigue, put our country as risk, there are enforcement measures in place to help protect the health and safety of Ugandans, Enanga cautioned, reiterating that as a result, Police is now focusing enforcement efforts on high risk settings to minimize the risk of the virus super spreading.

    The areas include public transport of buses, taxis, bodabodas, arcades, markets, schools, malls, restaurants, retail shops in trading centres, congregations at worships centres, weddings, bars operating illegally etc.

    Enanga urged all Ugandans and visitors that everyone has a role to play in stopping the spread of the virus.

    “Enforcement is only one component. We hope the vaccination exercise which has begun to pick-up, will play a big part in controlling the wave of this pandemic,” the Police Spokesperson said.

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