DP gives Police 2-Day Ultimatum to Release Protestors


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DP has issued a Monday ultimatum for the release of over 200 supporters arrested during the walk to work protests

Democratic Party has given police an ultimatum of two days to release all opposition supporters arrested during the Walk to Work protests.
Mathias Nsubuga, DP secretary general over 200 opposition supporters are languishing in police cells countrywide. He says that most of the protestors have not been charged in court saying that they are being held illegally.
Nsubuga says that at Kajjansi police station where mayor elect Erias Lukwago was detained for hours on Thursday, 10 protestors are still being held in the police cells.
 He says that they have received reports that other protestors are being held in police stations in Kampala, Jinja and Gulu. Nsubuga wants police to release all the suspects unconditionally on Monday because they expressing their dissatisfaction with the high commodity and fuel prices.
He says that failure to release the suspects they will take to streets to demand their release. Judith Nabakooba, police spokesperson says about 100 people have been presented to court, where police have no jurisdiction.

Nabakooba dismissed the DP ultimatum saying that police does not work on DP orders.