The police says the general security situation during the New Year celebrations was calm with a few incidences registered compared to the previous years.
Speaking to journalists, the deputy police spokesperson Vincent Sekatte attributed this to the public cooperation and vigilance of police that were deployed across the country.
Sekatte says that police deployed both overt and covert police to help curb crime as people ushered in 2013.
He said 3 fire incidences were registered across the country, 7 accidents that involved 9 deaths and 75 arrests.
Sekatte also said 35 arrests were made around old Kampala, 5 along Jinja road , 20 in Mukono and 15 in wakiso district