Two politicians arrested in Jinja walk to work demonstration have been charged with mobilizing people to demonstrate and shoot stones at police
Police in Jinja have arrested two people for their alleged involvement in mobilising people for walk to work protests.
Samuel Kitanda, the Jinja Democratic Party chairman and Kirunda Mubarak, have been charged with mobilising the masses to pelt stones at the police and for inciting violence.
The two were last evening transferred to Nalufenya police station under tight security.
More than 80 other suspected protesters have been charged with police inciting violence, holding illegal demonstration and throwing stones at police.
Christopher Kubai, the South Eastern regional police commander, says the suspects disorganised police in carrying out its duties and justice and the law will take its course.
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Kubai, says all the suspects will be brought to court today morning.
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