The National Unity Platform- NUP has mourned the lives of people who were killed
in protests across the country following the arrest of their leader Robert
NUP supporters on Saturday converged at the party's headquarters in Kamwokya dressed in red T-Shirts and
lit candles in memory of those who died.
Kyagulanyi was arrested in Luuka district and detained at
Nalufenya Police Station. On Friday he was granted bail by Iganga Magistrate
Kyagulanyi said that the violence orchestrated and carried
out by the government against unarmed civilians is a sign of a failing
government. He added that no amount of torture, brutality and violence
shall intimidate them.
Kyagulanyi asked Ugandans to not give up on fighting for their
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Kyagulanyi also criticized the Minister for Security Gen Elly Tumwine
for saying that security personnel have a right to kill if attacked by
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Bishop David Odhiambo from Bulega Baptist Church in Buikwe said that
God does not bring to power leaders to harm his people but rather to lead them.
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Sheikh Yakubu Nsubuga asked security personnel to stop brutalizing
Pastor Dorothy Nantongo from Bulaga Christian Fellowship asked
Ugandans not to lose hope in their struggle for change.
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Jacob Sebayigga from Kamwokya Catholic Parish asked a section of the candidates’
supporters to shun acts of attacking security personnel and destroying
property among others.
Earlier on there was heavy deployment of the police and army at the NUP premises.