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UYD Leaders, Youths Arrested over Storming American Embassy

Kampala Central Police station (CPS) has arrested and detained 3 Uganda Younger Democrats (UYD) namely Shafik Kiyimba, Martine Lugamba and Christopher Lukiddi over unlawful processions and inciting violence to the public.

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire told the media today at police headquarters Nanguru during the press conference that the 3 had plans to match at South African Embassy on ground that they are not satisfied over South African xenophobia, which police detected that was not good and can cause traffic jam in the city as well as disputing businesses in Kampala. Owoyesigire adds that they are going to be charged with unlawful processions and inciting violence

Meanwhile, Owoyesigire has noted that Kabalagala police station is detaining 17 youths who were arrested while protesting in front of the American Embassy. He has said that their intentions are not known about police and is still investigating to get it.

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