Several businesses in the Kampala city suburb of Kamwokya are under lock and key because of heavy security deployments to foil protests by the National Unity Platform-NUP supporters.
The deployment comprises military police,
UPDF, Anti-riot police and Field Force Unit-FFU officers.
The officers have sealed off Old Kira Road and erected roadblocks at Kyebando road junction and Kamwokya market since yesterday.
Several others are patrolling the area to monitor the movement of pedestrians, motorcycles and vehicles. Teargas and armored military trucks keep switching positions.
Ms.Aisha Nambi, a second-hand cloth dealer along Old Kira Road, says she hasn’t made a single coin since yesterday and has nothing to feed her four children. Ms. Nambi 1 on business;….
Mr. Raymond Mubiru, a Boda-boda rider in Kamwokya who was found pushing his motorcycle after developing a mechanical condition, says he has failed to repair his motorcycle because all garages in Kamwokya are closed.
Mr. Raymond on boda-boda;….
Kyagulanyi was picked up by police from Luuka district headquarters addressing a campaign rally yesterday. ENDS.