By Exposed Uganda
The Uganda Police have given all musicians and other celebrities who possess army camouflage attire, ceremonial uniforms and other military ware, a grace period of one week to surrender them to the nearest police station.
This was revealed by Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, who said Monday that the police had observed that there are a lot of people in possession of military attires amongst them common Ugandans and celebrities.
The Police reaction comes a week after ExposedUganda.com published a story about several National Resistance Movement (NRM) leaning musicians who are often seen wearing military attire but cannot not be touched by the same police that raided Bobi Wine’s National Unity Platform (NUP) offices for army attire.
Commenting about this new police directive, Enanga said that; “We appeal to all Ugandans, who have army or police attire to surrender them. There are those whose parents or relatives served in the military and could have left ceremonial uniforms or other army attire, please surrender them to a police station near you to avoid any inconveniences.”
About the celebrities who have been severally putting on military attires, Enanga said that “Some musicians reached out to the police and said that there in their ghettos there are people who have these military attires and are willing to surrender them. So they asked for a week for their leaders to collect them after which they will deliver them to the police.”
However, it should be noted that last week the police raided presidential aspirant and Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine’s NUP offices in Kamwokya, where they arrested over 20 youth who were later remanded to Kitalya Prison for allegedly possessing military attire.
But there are some people the police know and have seen several times dressed on army attire yet they are not soldiers but they can’t be arrested. Here are some of them;