Police has released 21 Closed Circuit Television –CCTV photos of people suspected to have spearheaded and robbed people during protests following the arrest of presidential candidate, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine on Wednesday.
Protests rocked Kampala City, Wakiso and Mukono districts after news of Bobi Wine’s arrest spread all over the country.
The National Unity Platform – NUP
presidential candidate was arrested by police commanded by former Kampala
metropolitan commander, Commissioner of police Frank Mwesige at his campaign
venue in Luuka district.
The CCTV photos released by Superintendent of Police Patrick Onyango, who is the Kampala police spokesperson, shows people carrying logs, stones, tyres, and garbage placing them in the middle of roads.
SP Onyango said the pictures are intended to identify people who took advantage of the protests to steal and rob passengers in taxis, travelers on motorcycles as well as stealing valuables from pedestrians.
Four police officers were injured in the Wednesday protest, while four Patrol vehicles were damaged with stones, two of the injured police officers were identified as Boniface Ojok and Walter Okello. Smashed Patrol vehicles include UP 4833, UP 5622, UP 5564 and UP 7074 and two other government vehicles. Ends.