Defiant NUP Supporters to Appear in Masaka, Kalangala Courts

Police has Monday said that they have concluded the investigations of 126 suspects who were arrested while escorting presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi in the island district of Kalangala last week and they will be arraigned before the respective courts this afternoon.

This was revealed by Police spokesperson Fred Enanga during a security briefing held at police headquarters in Kampala.

“The team in Masaka that was tasked with investigating the incidents in Kalangala have managed to have the case files sanctioned on six counts,” Enanga said.

According to him, the counts upon which the suspects are being charged include involving themselves in negligent acts likely to spread of an infectious disease, incitement of violence, and inconsiderate use of the road and breaking traffic rules.

Other charges are assault of Police officers on lawful duties and malicious damage to property.

Out of the 126 suspects, 99 suspects will appear at Masaka Magistrates Court while 25 will be arraigned before Kalangala Magistrates Court.

Police said that the suspects were clearly identified by the security cameras and trailed by security operators to the island district where they were arrested.


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