20 NUP members arrested in anti-Sipapa demo

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Today the 17/9/2020 at around 1130 hours National Unity Platform (People Power) supporters dressed in their red attire in a group of about 40 mobilized by Mr Fred Nyanzi Sentamu carried out a procession holding placards demanding for the arrest of Charles Olima alias Sipapa.

They accuse him of two incidents of shooting of the 30th August and 15th September 2020 at their offices at Contafrica zone Kamwokya II Parish Central Division in Kampala City.

The group blocked the Old Kira Road with logs, burning tyres to prevent any other road user to access it.

According to NUP supporters, they have vowed to continue demonstrating until Sipapa is arrested.

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Over 20 people have been arrested who engaged in the demonstration.

The suspects are being charged with illegal procession.

The suspects’ case files will be processed and submitted to Director of Public Prosecutions.

All tyres used in the demonstration were picked from Nyanzi’s building.

According to intelligence reports, recieved more tyres are being ferried.

Police has resorted order in the area and business has returned to normal.

“We want to urge NUP supporters that the government has institutions where they can channel their grievances other than taking the law in their hands,” said SP Patrick Onyango, PRO KMP.

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