Not the time or place for forty winks! 8 policemen arrested for sleeping on duty

Not the time or place for forty winks! 8 policemen arrested for sleeping on duty

- An assistant police commissioner made impromptu visits to various Ugandan stations

- In one station, he found eight policemen sleeping on duty

- He ordered their immediate arrest

Eight policemen in Kampala, Uganda have been arrested for literally sleeping on duty.

According to Daily Monitor, an Assistant Commissioner of Police named Siraje Bakaleke made impromptu visits to various stations in the city.

In one station, he found the eight policemen catching their forty winks while on duty on Friday night, August 4.

One of the policemen caught sleeping on duty. Photo: Daily Monitor

One of the policemen caught sleeping on duty. Photo: Daily Monitor

He promptly ordered their arrest and indicated that they would be arraigned in court on charges of being negligent while on duty.

Bakaleke pledged to continue his nightly tours to flash out what her termed as "lazy officers."

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The arrests have triggered mixed opinions among Ugandans. Some have applauded Bakaleke's efforts and urged him to keep policemen vigilant.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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