COVID-19: Uganda Police Reinstates Curfew Check Points

Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango. Courtesy Photo/File
By :
Baluku Geoffrey

Uganda Police has announced that effective Monday night; it will reinvigorate the anti-Covid-19 enforcement measures by re-instating curfew checkpoints.

In a tweet, Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police-KMP spokesman reminded all motorists to plan their journey’s early.

“We are re-instating all curfew checkpoints. Vehicles will be stopped at 2100hrs. We are witnessing people starting to violate the curfew hours. Today, plan your journey early,” Onyango tweeted.

The Police also reminded all boda boda riders, “to observe the 6pm timing.”

“Those caught outside these timings may suffer consequences this evening,” a statement from Uganda Police added.

President Yoweri Museveni first declared a 7:00 pm curfew across the country in March this year, which was later relaxed in August to 9:00 pm as measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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