Death toll from riots rises to 50 

Soldiers remove fire barricades from the road during the riots that erupted on Wednesday last week following the arrest of NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi. PHOTO/MICHAEL KAKUMIRIZI

What you need to know:

  • A total of 116 cases involving riots were registered in the country between November 18 and 20.
  • Katwe Police Station registered the highest number of deaths with seven cases followed by Kampala Central Police Station and Old Kampala Station with six deaths each

The death toll from last week’s protests over the arrest of presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has risen to 50, according to an internal police report which this publication has seen.
 The report indicates that 45 males, including two children, and five females died.


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