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Gulu residents block police from detaining People Power mobiliser

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from : Daily Monitor

By JULIUS OCUNGI

GULU- Police Tuesday fired live bullets to disperse a group of people in Gulu town blocked the detention of People Power Movement mobiliser.

 People Power Movement is a political movement that was established by Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, to rally Ugandans to end the rule of President Yoweri Museveni that started 33 years ago.

Mr William Otim alias Bosmic Joyce Otim, a popular musician in northern Uganda had organised a rally at Gulu Main Market t in Gulu Municipality.

As Mr Otim and a team of seven university students under the People Power Northern Uganda Chapter were addressing hundreds of people who included market vendors at  Gulu main market, police officers showed up and ordered them to disperse.

The team clad in red and black overalls, bandanas and berets defied the orders.

Police officers arrested him and ordered him to move to a waiting police pick-up truck.

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