Police have blocked the National resistance Movement NRM activists that had decided to storm the British high commission in Kamwokya on Thursday Morning protesting against UK parliament to meddle into Uganda’s affairs yet the East African country is a sovereign state.
The group named itself 2Social Media Activists (SOMA), the group dressed in yellow attire and yellow berets with President Museveni’s photos carried placards with words; “ Back off Dr.William. You are not Ugandan.”
The group which did not have a clear leader said it was wrong for
However, police commanded by Kira Road DPC Michael Kasigire swung into action to arrest the group members but there a scuffle as the protesters engaged police in running battles.
Later, over five of the protesters were arrested and driven to Kira road police station.
Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire confirmed the arrest of three members of the group.
According to Owoyesigyire, the three were released on police bond and they are expected to report at police often as they were directed to.
The UK parliament after a motion by Dr. Paul Williams from the Stockton South Constituency debated what was termed as Uganda’s declining credentials.
“Serious concerns have been raised internationally about the Ugandan Government systematically undermining democracy in their country,” Williams said.
During the debate, the MPs denounced the continued harassment of opposition figures in Uganda among other key issues.
The Ugandan government has since blasted the legislators from the UK parliament for meddling into the affairs of a sovereign state.