People Power leader Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has called on his supporters continue with the struggle despite the oppression by state agencies.
Kyagulanyi commonly known as Bobi Wine delivered his word of encouragement on Tuesday at the burial of Ritah Nabukenya in Kiboga District.
Nabukenya was allegedly killed after a Police patrol van ran over her as she made her way to Nakawa Magistrates Court where Bobi Wine was scheduled to appear over Over TheTop (OTT) tax case.
Police has since denied the allegations, saying Nabukenya died in an accident that involved two Bodaboda which collided near a Police patrol van.
“Police have kept on killing our supporters, and we always kept quiet. They killed Ziggy Wine, Sweet Pepsi and denied it. Instead, they have presented doctored videos clips to show that all is well. We want to assure all Ugandans that we are not violent or hooligans like what Police and other politicians have branded us,” he said.
“We don’t have guns like those Museveni had when he went in the bush but we have God and he is on our side. I want you to keep that faith with you wherever you go. Never give up in any struggle especially if you fighting for your freedom and the next generation. This struggle is not for faint-hearted ones.”
He urged his supporters to keep law and order but warned Police not to provoke them.
“We can also defend ourselves,” he added.
People Power supporters in Uganda and Diaspora pledged to take care of the deceased’s two daughters.
In other related news, two people are fighting for their lives while another died instantly when Local Defence Unit operatives shot at a crowd that was waiting for Bobi Wine in Nansana, according to People Power digital spokesperson Ssasi Marvin. The deceased man has been identified as Dan Kyeyune.
“What a country! What a time! This evening as we returned from the burial of Ritah Nabukenya who was murdered by police yesterday, police and LDU personnel shot at the crowd of people who were waving at me around Nansana. Our brother, Dan Kyeyune died on spot. Others sustained severe injuries. It is a very dark night here. These are very tough times comrades, we shall only sail through them by being tougher,” Bobi Wine said.
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