The territorial police of Jinja Road Police Station are investigating an incident that happened today (27/05/2021) where students from Kyambogo University decided to go on strike.
Luke Owoyesigyire the deputy police spokes person for Kampala Metropolitan says that these students were reportedly mobilised by their student guild leaders.
He says students wanted online learning stopped.
He says that the students are allegedly stating that they were very expensive.
“Students are asking for extension of the semester but this has to be guided by the university authorities” Oweyesigyire guides.
He adds that they became unruly, but police dispersed them and brought the situation under control but the police managed to arrest eight students.
Those arrested include Kato Eriasa, Kasozi Bright, Namara Claire, Nkurunziza Alphonse, Malingumu Ivan, Ssali Geoffrey, Waiswa Calvin and Mbazira John.
They are detained at Jinja Road Police Station as investigations continue but have been charged with inciting violence.