By Kabuye Ronald
A joint security team commanded by the Commander Kampala Metropolitan Police , CP Moses Kafeero last night carried out an intelligence led operation along Northern bypass and arrested 147 suspected hard core criminals.
The operations followed complaints from the public about thugs along the Northern bypass who have been magging and assaulting them before taking away their property .
The operation covered areas of Kawempe, Wandegeya /Kalerwa, Kyebando, Kisasisi, Bweyogere and Kiira road most suspects were netted along Northern bypass stretch.
According to the deputy KMP spokesperson ASP Luke Oweyesigire about 147 suspects were arrested (Kawempe 40 , wandegeya 48 , Kira Division 10 and Kiira road 49 ).
The suspects were got with exhibits that included marijuana, suspected stolen phones, breaking implements and knives.
They are detained at Kawempe, Kira Road and Wandegeya Police Stations.
The suspects are pending screening and Court respectively.