Uganda police force through their spokes person Patrick Onyango has come out to warn the Events organisers and media houses about holding the Christmas parties.

“We have read, listened and seen several advertisements both online and traditional media advertising parties in different places like hotels, beaches and other open arenas,” Onyango said.

According to the Ministry of Health guidelines, it is mandatory for every member of the public to follow the SOPs to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Onyango added that the Public Health (Control of COVID-19) rules, 2020, that was put in place to fight the spread of Coronavirus is still in operation.

“We want to warn the organisers of these parties to desist from breaking the law and stop advertising for the events,” he added.

“We appeal to members of the public to report to us any party or event that breaches the Coronavirus regulations.
We also warn any person that will attend such events that will be arrested for breaching the laws” Onyango added.

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