Police clash with traders protesting the hiking of electricity charges by their landlord, Drake Lubega.
By Joseph Makumbi
KAMPALA - Police clashed with traders at City Complex building along Market Street in Kampala who were protesting the hiking of electricity charges by their landlord, Drake Lubega on Thursday.
(Photographs by Joseph Makumbi)
An injured protester on a police patrol car
The protest began with traders holding placards and shouting "Twagala Drake, Twagala Drake", a Luganda phrase meaning we want talk to Drake.
A bloodied protester being helped by people
Police, led by the DPC of Central Police Station, Michael Musani, came to try and calm the situation but it only spiralled out of control, an episode that forced the security operatives to fire teargas and bullets to disperse the crowd. Many of the protestors suffered injuries.
Police clash with protesting city traders