4 Arrested in marijuana Crack down.

The Police in Mbale have launched a campaign to crackdown on marijuana dealers, arresting four dealers.

The identities of the four suspects who were picked up in operation conducted in Mbale town were by press time still covered by police.

Mathias Turyasingura, the Mbale District Police Commander says the operation was prompted by complaints from residents about the open
sale and consumption of the banned substance in the town.

He also blamed the high crime levels in the region on marijuana consumption.

It is reportedly said that at least 45 percent of Mbale youths consume Marijuana.