Dr Stella Nyanzi detained at Kira police station.

By Damali Mukhaye

Police have confirmed that Makerere University’s Dr Stella Nyanzi is being detained at Kira police station.

Dr Nyanzi was arrested last evening for reportedly insulting the first lady also minister of education Janet Kataha Museveni.

Addressing journalists this afternoon the spokesperson Kampala metropolitan police Emilian Kayima,says Nyanzi will be arraigned in court on Monday on two counts,Cyber harassment of the computer Misuse Act of 2011 and offensive communication.

Nyanzi In different face book posts attacked the education Minister over her statements in regards to government’s failure to fullfill its pledge to buy sanitary pads for school going girls and her position against transporting children on bodas to school.

Nyanzi has since been suspended from Makerere university over insulting the first Lady and she was expected to appear before the appointment board for disciplinary actions to be taken against her at a later date.