Police close shops in Jinja

Acting Jinja DPC Morice Niyonzima orders a shop attendant to close the shop on Jinja Main Street on June 21, 2021. PHOTOS/ DERICK KISSA

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ASP Morice Niyonzima, the acting DPC of Jinja police station said the operation woyld go on because some people had allegedly turned their shops into “small bars.”

Police in Jinja City in eastern Uganda have dispersed all traders who had opened their shops on Monday as they enforced the virus-induced lockdown announced by President Museveni on Friday.

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