Independent Presidential candidate, John Katumba on Saturday stormed
Kalangala Central Police Station to visit the 37 supporters of National Unity
They are among the 94 who were arrested on Wednesday on the
campaign trail of NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi. 57 other
supporters are detained at Masaka Central Police Station.
Katumba, who is holding campaign meetings in Kalangala, went to
the police station to visit the suspects. He
says that the suspects are all voters who deserve a better life. He was however blocked by Police officers from
accessing the cells.
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Katumba’s first stop in Kalangala was at Bugoma
Police Station, where he pledged to improve the welfare and salaries of police officers
because they too are struggling to survive.
Muhammad Nsubuga, the Acting Police spokesperson Greater Masaka
Region, says all of the 94 suspects will appear in court on Monday both in
Masaka and Kalangala. They are accused of inciting violence, flouting
measures to combat the spread of coronavirus (COV1D-19) while some are accused
of deflating tyres of police vehicles.
He says the Directorate for Public Prosecutions DPP, has already sanctioned