- July 19, 2021
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Covidiots: Police Arrest Cargo Truck Driver Ferrying Over 14 Passengers
Police has intercepted a motor vehicle UBJ 803P after CCTV cameras captured it having people embark and disembark at different points and upon search , 14 people were found inside the vehicle .
According to Kampala metropolitan police deputy spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, when police interrogated the suspects , they confirmed that the driver a one Lubega Hassan was taking them to Mpigi , Masaka and Mbarara charging the between 50,000 to 100, 000 Ugandan Shillings .
Owoyesigyire further noted that the suspects are currently detained at Nsangi Police station .
This development follows a ban on both public and private transportation coupled by a ban on inter district travels meant to curb the spread of Covid-19.
However cargo trucks were exempted and allowed to move but only carry two passengers.
More details to follow