Over 15 MUK students arrested over demonstration

By Damali Mukhaye

Over 15 Makerere University students have been arrested for taking part in the ongoing demonstration.

Students this morning went on strike protesting the failure by the university to release their results for the last semester, failure to issue Identity Cards to first year students and transcripts to graduates.

According to the Officer in Charge of Makerere police station Denis Kasibante, the students are to be charges with insighting violence among other offences.

Earlier, KFM’s Damali Mukhaye reported that the police had firedf teargas and rubber bullets to disperse rowdy students.

She also said there was heavy police deployment around the university especially at the Lumumba and Mary Stuart Halls of residence.