Police is holding 42 suspects who were picked from two hot spots in the city center.
The operation was carried out in Arua Park, Kisenyi bus terminal and Nebbi Park and the operation was the joint one where Updf and police all participated in arresting the criminals.
Luke Owoyesigire confirmed the arrest saying that those arrested are going to be charged with different charges ranging from frequenting areas of smoking opium’s and marijuana , found with suspected items like phones, televisions among others.
Owoyesigire added that others will be charged with being in possession of drugs like marijuana, others are to be charged with opium smoking.
The spokesperson added that their arrest came after police got information from local leaders of the affected areas that they no longer sleep because they made their life hard.
The 42 will be charged in court tomorrow Tuesday.