Riots have broken in Kampala and its suburbs leaving two people dead and several injured. Property worth millions has also been destroyed. Looting has also been reported in several places.
The violence has been triggered after an advance team led by the prime minister, Katikiro John Baptist Walusimbi was stopped by Police from entering Kayunga to prepare Kabaka’s visit over the weekend. Baganda youth then started to demonstrate against the action leading to violent clashes with the anti-riot police.
*2 people confirmed dead
*cbs radio station broadcasting on 88.2fm and 89.2fm have been confirmed closed with the broadcasting equipment carried off by the broadcasting council. Reason: for inciting violence.
*burnt police post at Old taxi park
*reports of police dragging people out of cars and beating them.
*Police is firing live bullets after tear gas canisters are reportedly out of stock.
*Several roads in and around the city centre have been blocked by the Police.
*curfew expected throughout the whole night.
*Military Police has been deployed