Students hit by rubber bullets at MUK over Age Limit


As the Uganda Police Force was trying to quell demonstrations in MaKerere, atleast three students of Makerere University have been shot and injured and several others arrested over protests against the lifting of the age limit.

Denis Emojong, one of those hit by a rubber bullet is a Second Year Student. He was shot near University Hall as students protested a planned move by members of the ruling NRM to table a bill to lift the presidential age limit.

According to the Guild Information Minister, Sylvester Sabit, two students are said to have been shot during the scuffle while the other two were reportedly battered by military police.

By Press time, a statement from the Police had not yet been received.


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