Police yesterday fired teargas to disperse supporters of the National Unity Platform-NUP political party who had gathered at their party headquarters to remember those killed during the November 2020 riots.
It marked two years since at least 54 people were killed as police and the army tried to quell protests in Kampala and other parts of the country.
On November 18, 2020, people held demonstrations demanding the immediate release of the then-presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine who had been arrested in Luuka district where he was supposed to campaign.
In response to the riots, security personnel fired live ammunition, and teargas and beat protesters killing according to police 54 people.
Speaking during the prayers, Bena Namulindwa, a resident of Mutundwe who lost her husband Baker Lubwama Kato told journalists that life has been so hard for the last two years. Bena on death…
Namulindwa is one of the hundreds who gathered at the National Unity Platform- NUP Headquarters in Kamwokya to hold prayers for their relatives and loved ones who were killed in November 2020. END