Crime

Police Swings in Action as Pro Bobi Wine Riots hit Jinja Town

Teargas and live bullets have rocked Jinja streets this Morning.

Police and the army have fired teargas and bullets to encompass rioters who have lit fire in the middle of several roads.

The crowds are chanting Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine’s slogan, “People Power. Our power” demanding his release along with Jinja East lawmaker Hon. Paul Mwiru.

A number of arrests are being enforced.

Hon. Mwiru and Bobi Wine are among the 34 people arrested in Arua following the ugly events of Monday 13th August 2018 as the campaigns came to a close, a crowd in an procession is alleged to have pelted stones at the convoy of H.E the President breaking the rear glass window of one of the cars and later one person was shot dead in this whole fracas.

Among the other arrested is the newly elected Arua Municipality lawmaker Hon. Kassiano Wadir, Mityana Municipality MP Hon Francis Zaake Hon. Paul Mweru, Hon. Gerald Karuhanga (Ntungamo municipality), former MP Mike Mabike, Activist Kasule Ismail among others and all these are facing treason charges.

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