Army, police deploy ahead of Bobi Wine trial

Police spokesperson, Emilian Kayima. FILE PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • A visit to different police divisions and strategic junctions in Kampala showed heavy presence military and police personnel armed to the teeth. At Kampala Central Police Station (CPS) there were over four military patrol vehicles whereas soldiers were seen at City Square, Busega junction, Katwe Division Police headquarters and at Kaleerwe-Gayaza Road junction.
  • A senior police officer intimated to Daily Monitor that security chiefs among others Kampala Metropolitan Policing Area commander, Regional and Divisional police commanders, operations commanders from Special Forces Command (SFC) and Military police arrived at CPS at 10am for a planning meeting.

The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) and police have heavily deployed in Kampala in anticipation of chaos as detained Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine appears in General Court Martial tomorrow (August 23).


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