David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were rounded up alongside 20 men found drinking in illegal bars while others were arrested after being found roaming in the city center beyond 7pm.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson issuing the ban on display of fireworks. Photo by Jesse Johnson James
total of sixteen suspected sex workers were on Monday night arrested from Gulu
City for allegedly defying curfew time.
suspects aged between 18 and 25 years were arrested between 9pm and midnight from along
Phillip Tana Road and Layibi Center in Pece –Laroo Division.
Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview
that the suspects were rounded up alongside 20 men found drinking in
illegal bars while others were arrested after being found roaming in the city center
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to Mudong, all the 36 suspects are currently in detention at Gulu Central
Police Station and that they shall be screened thoroughly before charging them
revealed that upon screening them, the first time offenders shall be cautioned
and released while the habitual offenders shall be charged with disobedience of
lawful orders by acting in a manner likely to spread an infectious disease, an offense contrary to
section 117 of the Penal Code Act. He also cautioned the locals against defying
the COVID -19 guidelines.
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Denise Odongpiny Odwong, the Gulu Resident City Commissioner observed that
there is a lot of laxity among the locals of Gulu City in a far as observing
the COVID -19 SOPs is concerned.
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to Odongpiny, authorities are going to scale up the enforcement of the SOPs and that
all the culprits shall be arrested and prosecuted.