By Our Reporter
10th Jan 2019
A group of over 20 activists who stormed the British High Commission offices in Kamwokya protesting what they called UK’s interference in the Uganda’s affairs have been arrested and detained at Kira road police station.
The group that called its self National Resistance Movement (NRM) Social Media Activists (SOMA), dressed in yellow attire and T-shirts bearing President Museveni’s photos carried placards with words; “Back off Dr.William. You are not Ugandan and Uganda is a sovereign state.”
However, police commanded by Kira Road DPC Michael Kasigire rounded them off and arrested them.
Later the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire confirmed the arrest of three members of the group for inciting violence.
On Tuesday this week The UK parliament after a motion by Dr Paul Williams from the Stockton South Constituency debated what was termed as Uganda’s declining credentials in rule of law, freedom of speech and expression.
During the debate, the MPs denounced the continued harassment of opposition figures in Uganda among other key issues.
Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi was slated to address the same parliamentary session but cancelled the trip since he had to appear for mention before Gulu magistrate’s court today over charges of treason.