National Unity Platform (NUP) Deputy President in charge of Northern Uganda Dr Linah Zedriga has been arrested.
She was arrested during NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine’s rally in Oyam district.
“In Oyam, after a massive reception, the RPC of this region, one Nkore Paul could not stomach it,” Bobi Wine said.
He (Nkore) arrested Dr. Lina Zedriga Waru and several other comrades and detained them at Lolo police station.
They are all detained in a small crowded cell, Bobi Wine said.
“Moreover she is detained in the same cell with men.”
Earlier, the officer in charge of Oyam police station, one Tumwine used excessive force, beating up and arresting NUP supporters.
“I have told Mr. Nkore and Mr. Tumwine to act professionally and remember that they are not the first and they will not be the last.”
He added: “The system they are dying to protect in Lango Sub-region will soon be history and they will need to live in a Uganda which is free for all.”