Kampala turned into a war zone as police and supporters of the National Unity Platform Presidential Candidate engaged in running battles with police following the arrest of the Kyadondo East Legislator.
Kyagulanyi was arrested on Wednesday morning in Luuka district where he was scheduled to conduct a political rally. Kyagulanyi was expected to proceed to Buyende and Kamuli as his trail in Busoga nears an end.
Police have said that the arrest is intended to enforce the COVID19 SOPs majorly against crowds beyond 200 permitted by the ministry of health.
Upon his arrest, the youthful popstar cum politician was driven to the infamous Nalufenya prison where he remains detained up untill now.
The arrest has however sparked off ugly protests in the Country's capital. NUP supporters are demanding for Kyagulanyi's unconditional release.
The demonstrations started from around downtown Kisekka market before spreading to other parts of the city. Several have been arrested and detained in connection with the infectious unrest.