Ritah Nabukenya rests: 10 People Power fans detained


People Power Movement member Ritah Nabukenya who died in a motorcycle accident has been buried in her home district.

People Power spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi, said Nabukenya was laid to rest Tuesday in Kiboga district.

“…but further disturbed by the fact that 10 of our colleagues are still held at Kabalagala police station since yesterday.”

He said their “crime” was to participate in a video shoot on private property for a new song by Hon Robert Kyagulanyi.

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According to Ssenyonyi, police is holding them for “unlawful assembly.”

Bobi Wine said: “Meanwhile as we still mourn our comrade #RitahNabukenya who was murdered by police, yesterday, 10 of our friends with whom we have been working on a music project where rounded up by police including the video directors and camera men.”

They are identified as Shiphra, Bwayo, Shafi Adams, Lilian Sanchez, Mai Nakamya Ssenkumba, Julie Brìsťows Nakayiza and others.

He said they were taken to Kabalagala Police Station and charged with holding an unlawful assembly.

“This regime is so scared of the people that its even scared of its own shadow. While this should make us sad, we’re encouraged that such signs always spell the end of every brutal dictatorship.”

He added: “Stay strong comrades, freedom is in sight.”



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