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How tense joint security and NUP running battles unfolded in Kamwokya and Kampala Central Business District

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Kampala City had been quiet this year, thanks to Covid-19!

The City woke up to a surprise on Wednesday when police and the army stormed the National Unity Party NUP offices in Kamwokya.

As all eyes were at Kamwokya, there were more troops sent to the Central District Business Centre.

Security raid saw several caps, overall, t-shirts taken away from traders in the city centre
Security raid saw several caps, overall, t-shirts taken away from traders in the city centre

They were armed with door cutting equipment and teargas trucks.

The target was the red berets, t-shirts and overalls, which the police had ordered NUP people desist from printing and wearing.

Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso, UPDF spokesperson explained the raid in a tweet last night: “Due to continued illegal use of military and police stores and other military/police patented designs, a joint operation is on going to recover the same from the public.

Army Spokesperson Brig. Gen Flavia shared a tweet to explain the raid on NUP offices and shops in the city
Army Spokesperson Brig. Gen Flavia shared a tweet to explain the raid on NUP offices and shops in the city

All in possession of such items are encouraged to voluntarily return them.”

Government in September last year banned People Power supporters from wearing the red beret which they say is designated as official military clothing that could land members of the public who wear them in jail.

Then UPDF mouthpiece Richard Karemire at a news conference at the Media Centre warned: “The dress code for the UPDF (Uganda People’s Defence Force) has been gazetted.

The action was endorsed by the top organs of the army which also commended the dress committee for concluding the task assigned to it years back.”

At Kamwokya Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine was addressing the media and his following when security stormed his party premises.

NUP party President Robert Kyagulanyi told media that important documents were taken away from his office during the raid
NUP party President Robert Kyagulanyi told media that important documents were taken away from his office during the raid

Kyagulanyi, who is contesting for President in 2021, had to cut short his address and leave the premises.

With a couple of his executive, they fled the party offices allowing police and the army to proceed with their activities.

Bobi Wine explained the extent of the raid: “The military and police just raided our head office in Kamwokya. They have broken into offices and taken away valuable documents and other items. Some comrades have been injured.”

It was tense as the police went from office to office fishing out caps, overalls and t-shirts. Those found to resist security were rounded up and driven away.

The mission at the People Power offices left business at the nearby trading centres and traffic paralysed.

Police and the army then raided city shops making and selling NUP outfits and had many rounded up and taken to different police stations for detention.

The raids covered Luwum Street, Nasser Road, Kiyembe Lane, Dustus Street and Wilson Road among other places.

Bobi Wine had announced this week he was expected to open party offices in 34 districts in the country.



Source – www.galaxyfm.co.ug

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EXPOSED! Ugandan gospel singer Julie Mutesasira weds fellow woman

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Former local gospel singer Julie Mutesasira has caused a stir online after photos of her kissing a fellow woman during their wedding went viral on social media.

The photos emerged after his ex-lover Pastor Steven Mutesasira officially tied the knot with his new lover identified as Judith over the weekend.

In the past, it was rumored that Julie divorced with her husband and fled to Canada but the rumors where yet to be confirmed until the photos of her marrying a fellow woman made their way on social media.





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Police Bosses Convene at Bulange ,Mengo Over Weekend Security Raid on Mbogo Clan Thanksgiving Function

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Top Police authorities are slated to meet the Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga this morning to tackle the security raid on a thanksgiving function organized by the Mbogo clan head, and religious leaders at Mugulu in Mityana town over last weekend.

Mobogo Clan head, Kayiira Gajuule had invited Bishop Emeritus John Baptist Kaggwa the retired Bishop of Masaka Diocese to grace the thanksgiving ceremony when anti-riot police stormed the area and sprayed teargas to disperse everyone.

This incident has since drawn widespread criticism from both Buganda kingdom loyalists who have since marched to Bulange Mengo demanding an apology from the Police besides the public condemning police actions

Just yesterday afternoon,. Police were forced to use teargas and live bullets to disperse a group of Buganda loyalists at Mityana municipality protesting the incident and demanding that District Police Commander, Alex Mwine Mukono unconditionally releases all the motorcycles he confiscated during the raid.

This compelled the police boss IGP Martin Okoth Ochola to apologize to the bishop and the Catholic Church.

The police political commissar led by a team of senior officers announced that they would be visiting Bishop Kaggwa at his home to announce their apology to his family and the church on behalf of IGP Ochola .

On Monday, the police spokesperson Fred Enanga apologized to the Catholic Church defending the police action on preventing the spread of COVID19.

He said the firing of teargas was caused by a group of uninvited politicians including Francis Zaake among others who had attracted youth.

Now according to the Buganda kingdom spokesperson Noah Kiyimba, a meeting between the Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga and the top police leadership is scheduled for 11:00 am at Bulange Mengo.



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Martha Kay shows off flexibility while exercising (VIDEO)

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Local Comedienne Martha Kay Kagimba a.k.a The Range Rover Girl showed off her flexibility and fitness in a video where she was recorded doing a full split.

For a couple of years, Martha Kay has often revealed how she is insecure about different parts of her body including her legs and her skin complexion.

Slowly, she has come to terms with her insecurities and she is proud of her complexion. There is one more thing she is working on now and she seems to be on the right track – FITNESS!





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