National Unity Platform attacks police over persistent party members’ arrests

By George William Kakooza

Members of the National Unity Platform in Katabi Town Council, Entebbe sub district have blamed the Uganda Police Forces for gearing constant arrests of its party members.

In a Press conference held at the Abaita Babiri party offices on Monday morning, members of NUP led by the Katabi Town Council chairperson Ronald Kalema, decried increased arrest of the party members by the forces on unprecedented charges.

Kalema revealed that in less than a week, seven party members have been rescued from Police cells at various out posts. He however says, such cases are not forwarded to court wondering why such arrests are always carried out.

NUP Members in a press conference. Photo by GSA

He also wondered why the forces are worried when the party members dress up in red colors yet red is one of the party colors. Entebbe Police however denies illegal arresting the National Unity Platform party members.

He further confirms that, irrespective of the police inconveniences and attacks from other parties like the Democratic Party, NRM among others, soliciting for support will continue scientifically, at all the 128 villages for the Busiro South Constituency.

Charles Matovu, the Busiro South National Unity Platform MP flag Bearer was also unveiled to the party members. 

The Katabi town council National Unity Platform chairperson Joseph Musunku stressed that as party leaders, they are confident the party will win all positions in the forth coming elections.

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