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Over 70 arrested as security intensifies operations in Kampala Metropolitan area

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A security swoop has led to the arrest of more than 70 suspected criminals in the Kampala Metropolitan area as security forces intensify their operations ahead of Christmas.

The suspects were picked up from Kisenyi, Old Kampala, Katwe, and Mengo areas in a joint security operation involving police and the army

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says that some of the suspects are in custody at the Old Kampala police division adding that the operations are intended to ensure criminals that often target city dwellers, as well as traders doing shopping or selling merchandise, are nabbed in advance.

Senior security sources revealed that the Kampala Metropolitan police leadership held meetings with their military and intelligence counterparts to ensure joint operations deliver a peaceful period.