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Police arrests NRM youths

By Robert Segawa

Police has arrested over 50 NRM youths who stormed parliament in protest against a decision by the UK parliament to debate about Uganda’s democracy credentials last week.

The group carrying a petition that they said was meant to be delivered to speaker Rebecca Kadaga tried to force their way into parliament before police from the Central Police Station in Kampala swung into action to arrest them.

There was a tag of war as the youths resisted arrest but police later overpowered them .

The DPC CPS ASP Wotwali Ronald led the operation where these Youths were arrested today in the morning at Parliamentary Avenue , they were later taken to CPS where investigations are ongoing .

The group were transported to Central police station on police patrols after over powering them and their placards was confiscated .

Last week the group of youth stormed British high commission in Kamwokya Surbabs of Kampala accusing the UK parliament for debating on democracy of Uganda.

Luke Owoyesigyire the KMP spokesperson says over 10 youth were arrested during a scuffle and were charged with inciting violence at Kiira road police station and after were given police bond.

According to Luke Owoyesigyire the Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson this morning the group was arrested and were guided on the procedure of meeting the speaker of parliament not moblising a bunch of youth to distabilise business in the City.

So far the holding charge is holding unlawful assemblies and detectives are still gathering more information against the group.

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