Police has arrested two drug traffickers at Entebbe international airport both South African nationals.
The two suspects are identified as Onyiya Golile Grace and Nkocosolwana Abagail.
Onyiya Golile arrived at Entebbe on 16th November 2016 from Botswana aboard Ethiopian airlines and was arrested with 3786 grams of suspected cocaine worth an estimate amount of 259 million Uganda shillings.
The second suspect Nkocosolwana Abagail arrived at Entebbe on 10th November 2016 from South Africa aboard South African airways and was arrested with 856 grams of suspected cocaine worth an estimated amount of 56 million Uganda shillings.
The spokesperson Kampala metropolitan police Emiliano Kayima says they have sent samples to government analytical laboratories to confirm the field suspicion and once it’s done, they will take due course of the right charges.
He however appeals to the minister of internal affairs to work upon the statutory instrument in the new law so that such criminals are given harsh punishments.