Lawyer Nicholas Opiyo detained on money laundering charges, police say

Human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo. PHOTO/ FILE

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Mr Opiyo was arrested with three other lawyers; Herbert Dakasi, Anthony Odur and Esomu Obure. 
Mr Hamid Tenywa, a National Unity Platform (NUP) human rights Officer, was also arrested alongside the four lawyers. 

Mr Nicholas Opiyo, a human rights lawyer based in Kampala has been arrested by plain cloth security men, his team said Tuesday. 
Mr Opiyo represents the Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) whose accounts were blocked by security last week on accusations of supporting terrorism in Uganda.
He was picked from Lamaro restaurant located in Kamwokya, a Kampala suburb, handcuffed and taken to an unknown location.


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