Following incidents of continued violation of the presidential directives on the containment of the spread of the novel Coronavirus by boda boda motorcyclists, police have taken firm action against the riders and passengers.
On Saturday, police carried out an operation in which officers arrested both riders and passengers that were violating Ministry of Healthguidelines on use of motorcyclists in the country.
Ministry of Health issued regulations that riders aren’t supposed to carry passengers since it could lead to spread of the Coronavirus due to lack of social distance.
Several riders and passengers were arrested and detained at various police stations in Kampala Metropolitan Police area.
The suspects will be charged with disobedience of lawful orders and doing acts likely to spread infectious disease which is coronavirus.
This will serve as a warning to people who continue to defy the regulations of motorcycles.