The charges include incitement of violence, disobedience of lawful orders and going armed in certain places contrary to section 75 (b) of the penal code act. Other counts include failure to prevent obstruction of traffic flow, confusion, or disorders during a public meeting contrary to Public Order Management Act, and failure to give right of way contrary to the traffic and road safety act.
The joint opposition candidate secured the seat after a hotly contested race last month in which she defeated her closest rival Jane Frances Okilli Amongin (NRM) with a margin of 717 votes. She polled 7,420 against NRM's Jane Okilli who got 6,701 votes. The race attracted four contenders.