GUNSHOTS SHAKE KAMPALA AS BODABODAS BURNT TO ASHES
Posted On 22 Jul 2017
By www.mknewslink.com reporters
Gunshots have rocked Wakaliga, a Kampala suburb as police fired bullets to disperse two rival factions of boda boda operators that were fighting today morning.
Traffic was paralyzed for several hours and anumber of boda boda operators were seriously injured following the Saturday morning scuffle.
Running battles between boda boda cyclists and police ensued after members of the Boda Boda 2010 Association led by Mr Abdul Kitata allegedly attacked members of Century Rider’s Association at their offices in Wakaliga where they were holding a meeting.
Members of both associations were seen armed with weapons including pangas, hoes, sticks, machetes, among others.
They attacked Century Rider’s offices in Wakaliga as their counterparts were holding meetings. Several motorcycles were also burnt to ashes by the warring factions.