Kampala Metropolitan Police on Wednesday carried out a major operation in the city to get rid of suspected criminals.
The operation that lasted four hours saw a total of 424 suspected criminals arrested.
The operation was targeting criminals that have been snatching phones, handbags, necklaces and other crimes.
The operation was carried out in the areas of Katwe, Nsambya, Kisenyi, Old Kampala, Namirembe road, Wandegeya, Kabalagala, Jinja Road, city centre, Nakivubo channel and the surrounding areas.
Police says some of the suspects had court bail, police Bond, ‘‘these we shall immediately take them to the various Courts or police stations that need them’’. Police said in a statement