Police has spoken about raid by joint security team at National Unity Platform (NUP) offices today morning in Moroto. According to the deputy police spokesperson Polly Namaye, a joint security intelligence led operation succeeded in arresting one suspect identified as Angulo Andrew Lokong, the NUP coordinator in Karamoja.
Namaye says the operation was carried out in the area of Camp Swahili South division in Moroto municipality following a series of videos that were seen making rounds on social platforms this week, showing youths dressed in clothes similar to government stores (military attire).
“The suspect has been charged and is detained at Moroto Police Station. A search has also carried out following his arrest. Further investigation into this matter is on going to bring all the perpetrators to book.
Military uniform or clothes similar to it, or any other government stores for that matter are a prerogative of the government and should not be abused in any way,” says Namaye.
Only last month, Police raided two NUP offices (Kamwokya and Jinja) were it confiscated valuables and others party materials.