Police Bans NUP Mobilization Activities

By Our Reporter

Police have suspended NUP countrywide mobilisation activities with immediate effect due to alleged violation of agreed guidelines.

According to a statement issued by Maj Gen Geoffrey Katsigazi Tumusiime, the Deputy Inspector General of Police, they have observed a breach of set guidelines in various areas where the party held its activities.

While we completely support the right of individuals, groups and other citizens two peacefully gather or assemble, and make their views on matters of public policy, we have noticed that, in all areas where the NUP mobilization activities have been carried out, there have been total breaches to the guidelines, thus causing public disorder. unnecessary traffic jams, loss of business, malicious damage to property, for instance in Mbarara City, their rowdy supporters vandalized a Toyota Fliace under reg. no. UBD 251J, and traffic accidents, including a fatal one in Houma City, on the 11.09.2023. where a one, Mugisa Norman died and 10 others got serious injuries during the NUP convoy,” the statement reads in part.

Additionally, police say NUP’s mobilisation activity in Luwero was used to incite violence, promote sectarianism, make illegitimate calls for the removal of an elected government. and issuance of defamatory statements against the president.


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