Kifeesi: Over 50 Arrested at Kampala City Festival

Over 50 Kifeesi criminal gang members were yesterday arrested at the Kampala City Carnival amid sporadic violence.

Kifeesi: Over 50 Arrested at Kampala City Festival
Story by Businge Brian Franco \

Police arrested more than 50 people amid sporadic violence at the annual Kampala City Carnival, an annual celebration organized to celebrate Ugandan culture, innovation, unity and social life in Kampala that often includes trouble on the sidelines.

The arrested -- some of whom were identified as members of the Kifeesi criminal gang -- were picked out by police officers dressed in civilian outfits.

We've been told that most of the arrests made were of offences involving Police assault, psychoactive substances, criminal damage, public disorder, sexual offences, Drugs, theft person, robbery and others.