Photos: Police Make Mass Arrests As Kasokoso Burns

about it geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Sekigudde was arrested last night on orders of Nakawa Court Magistrate and whisked off to an unknown destination.

A fire brigade vehicle was on standby

With other yet to be identified residents, Sekigudde is accused of bruning a car belonging to the area Mayor, Mamerito Mugerwa.

Police vehicle patrolling the area

According to sources, a demonstration broke out at around 9pm after residents were tipped on the arrest of their chairman.

Police pursue suspected demonstrators

Unidentified demonstrators, continues the source, raided the home of a one Faisal Muganda, 22 years, and a crime preventer working with Kiganda Police Post, destroying all his property.

Police arrest, load suspects on truck

“Last night people attacked my home and set it ablaze. They accused me of conniving with Mamerito Mugerwa’s team that arrested their chairman,” the tearful Muganda told Chimpreports.

The demonstration run through the night till morning when police stormed the area and engaged the protestors with a mixture of live bullets and teargas.

Those not arrested got their share of teargas

The residents responded with a rainstorm of stones intensifying the battle.

Police deployed heavily in Kiganda trading centre, Wakiso district

In the scuffle, an unidentified number of people obtained injuries including a UPDF private officer.

A UPDF soldier was injured in the process

Police arrested and detained a yet to be established number of youth suspected to have engineered the demonstration as the hunt for their colleagues continues.

Police are still patrolling the area


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