Yesterday, Police arrested the Secretary General of the National Unity Platform (NUP), David Lewis Rubongoya.
He was arrested on Wednesday alongside his personal driver Gordon Agaba.
Speaking about the instance, NUP said their lawyer is being detained at Nateete Police Station and that also their secretary general is currently being held at the same station.
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“Secretary General David Rubongoya and his driver Agaba Gordon have been arrested and detained at Nateete Police Station on allegations of threatening violence in the recently concluded Omoro by election,” NUP said in a tweet.
Rubongoya, from a post he published on his social media platforms said that while driving earlier on Wednesday, a traffic officer stopped him and claimed that his car was wanted.
“Today morning while driving via wandegeya with my driver Agaba Gordon, a traffic officer stopped us and claimed that my car is wanted on allegations of having committed a crime during the recently concluded by-election in Omoro,” Rubongoya said.
He added on that they were briefly arrested at Wandegeya Police station and later released as they proceeded to attend Hon Ssegirinya and Sewanyana’s court.
“However Gordon was later driven to Nateete Police Station. After court I passed by Natete Police Station to follow up and I’ve also been re-arrested,” he added.
NUP lawyer, Benjamin Katana confirmed the party Secretary General had been arrested over Omoro by-election violence.