PHOTOS: Lukwago Riots Rock Kampala

nurse geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Right now, capsule the various roundabouts, pharmacy different roads joining to the city, markets, arcades and the Constitutional Square have all been sealed off by the anti-riot squad.

Today, in the morning, traffic police were seen stopping vehicles and boda bodas coming to town checking in case they had sticks which they would later use to fight police.

A boda rider bypasses teargas vans in Kissekka market

According to police spokesperson, Idi Ibin Ssenkumbi, police is ready to deal with the protestors opposing the report released by the KCCA tribunal on the Lord Mayor, Elias Lukwago, so as to contain the situation and protect people working in Kampala together with their property.

“Police is now following opposition political leaders and the said group of youths to make sure that they are all got and detained because they want to antagonise people working in the city,” Ssenkumbi observed.


Anti-riot squad chasing protesters in downtown Kampala

Ssenkumbi also clarified that the rally called by the Lord Mayor “was not in order because he did not inform the police at least three days in advance and the management of Nakivubo primary school did not know about it”.

Meawhile, reports show MPs MOhammed Nsereko, Muwanga Kivumbi and Barnabus Tinkasiimire have been put under what Police have described as “preventive arrest.”

Security has been beefed up in downtown Kampala

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