Police regret using live bullets during protests

People light fire barricades on Mengo Hill Road in Kampala after riots erupted over the arrest of National Unity Platform presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, on November 18. PHOTO/STEPHEN OTAGE

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  • The clerics noted that campaigns should be conducted as earlier envisaged without rallies where the EC and Uganda Communications Commission allocates airtime to all candidates.

Police yesterday regretted using live bullets and apologised to Ugandans for the killing of more than 50 shot dead during the recent demonstrations against the arrest of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine.
Mr Kyagulanyi was arrested in Luuka District  on November 18,  sparking off protests across several towns in the country.

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