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Police Deploys at Mityana Radio Station

Sam Balaba Magala, the station manager and program presenter says that more than 20 armed police officers surrounded the station for six hours.
01 Aug 2020 17:56

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Police deployed heavily on Saturday at Point FM radio station in Mityana town after receiving information that National Unity Platform (NUP) party President Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine was going to appear on a radio talk show.

The police started deploying at about 6.00 am to stop Kyagulanyi from appearing on theensonga political talk show from 10pm to 1pm.

Sam Balaba Magala, the station manager and program presenter says that more than 20 armed police officers surrounded the station for six hours.

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Cue out:.. paka saawa musanvu,” //

However, the district security team led by the Resident District Commissioner Florence Beyunga met the radio management.

Balaba says that they were told to air the program, but on condition that no member from the People Power movement is hosted.

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Cue out: mbakole ntya?” //. 

However, People Power Spokesperson Joel Sennyonyi said that Bobi Wine did not have plans of going to Mubende district for the radio talk show.

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Cue out: “…to Mubende,” //

Wamala regional Police spokesperson Rachael Kawala said that the deployment was normal and there was no need for alarm.