SECURITY ARRESTS PEOPLE FLOUTING SOPS IN HOIMA CITY.
BY INNOCENT ATUGANYIRA
HOIMA: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER, 22, 2021
Security yesterday carried out unexpected operation in Hoima City, and arrested hundreds of people who were flouting the standard operating procedures which were imposed by the government to contain the spread of the deadly corona virus in the country.
People who were arrested included, those moving in town without wearing facemasks or shields, business operators without water in the facilities, boda boda riders carrying more than one passenger and others.
The operation was done by the Hoima City and Hoima district COVID-19 joint taskforce headed by the RCC of Hoima City and the RDC Hoima district.
Speaking to our reporter on phone, Araali Kisembo the Resident City Commissioner – Hoima said the violators were screened by police, and 80% were pardoned while 10% will appear in the courts of law.
He has asked the public to observe the standard operating procedures, and understand corona virus still exists, and kills. “Let us join our hands, and ensure corona virus is defeated,” he further asked the public.