At least 44 supporters of National Unity Platform have been remanded to Kitalya Government prison on offenses of unlawfully wearing uniforms similar to those exclusively gazetted for the country’s armed forces.
The accused including men and women were on Friday afternoon arraigned before City Hall Court Senior Grade One Magistrate Valerian Tuhimbise where they were charged with two offenses.
The group is charged with unlawfully wearing uniforms declared to be for the exclusive use of persons performing in the armed forces of Uganda and disobedience of lawful orders.
Court heard that the accused persons on October 14 2020 in Kamokya in Kampala District, not being persons serving in any of three armed forces of the country were found either wearing or in possession of uniforms or dresses bearing parts or having the appearance of close resemblance of the security agencies. ENDS