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TEAR GAS ROCKS UP KAMWOKYA IN PROTEST OF BOBI WINE ARREST

BY NTALE YOUNUS

Bullets and tear gas have been fired in Kamwokya, Kampala to disperse seemingly angry residents who are protesting the arrest of Kyadondo Legislator Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine.

Bobi Wine was arrested in on Monday evening in Arua after chaos erupted during election campaigns.

The fracas was sparked off after the security organs failed to produce him in court with his colleagues. This was followed by speculations that he was dead.

Kamwokya residents then opted to mount pressure on streets in protest of the actions demanding that government should disclose the whereabouts of the legislator.

Bobi Wine was borne in Kamwokya and has since lived in Kamwokya a Kampala suburb

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The angry youth burnt tyres in the middle of the road as police tried to disperse the crowd.

Primary Seven Pupils of Kamwokya Primary School who were siting for their mocks exams were among those who were affected. These fainted in the mid of the exams raising unanswered questions.

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FDC DEFIANCE HEARING FLOPS

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KABAZIGURUKA DEFEATS COURT MARTIAL IN ROUND ONE

By UTN Reporter

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BESIGYE PETITIONS COURT OVER CONTINUED POLICE PRESENCE AT HIS HOME

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The application was filed by his lawyers

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UPDF GIVES POSITION ON DEATH PENALTY

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KICK OFF INTERNATIONAL CAMP STARTS

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Ongwen Pre Trial

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UGANDA REPLACES SOMALIA COMMANDANT

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INMATES DIE IN POLICE CELLS

BY KENNEDY MUHIIRE

Wakiso - Police in Wakiso is stuck with bodies of three suspects that allegedly died in cells last night. The deceased identified as Kamoga Ismail, Ssenyonjo Fredrick and Musenze Edwin were allegedly brought in cells all on one count.