People ride motorcycles as smoke rises from burning objects in a street in Kampala, Uganda November 18, 2020 in this screen grab obtained by Reuters from a social media video on November 20, 2020. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

November 20, 2020

By Elias Biryabarema

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Twenty eight people have died in protests in Uganda triggered by the arrest of presidential candidate and pop star Bobi Wine, police said on Friday, up from a toll of 16 given on Thursday.

Police spokesman, Fred Enanga, also told reporters that 577 suspects had been arrested across the country for alleged involvement in violence and other offences.

(Reporting by Elias Biryabarema)

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