By Juma Nsubuga
The leaders of Civil Society Organizations have revealed that they have written to the Inspector General of Police Lt. Gen. Kale Kayihura protesting the manner in which their leaders were arrested while distributing the black movement news letters to the public.
The Civil Society Organizations at the beginning of the year resumed with their Anti Corruption Campaign dubbed the Black Monday Movement where they dress in black every Monday and distribute booklets with information on the current state of corruption in the country.
Ever since they resumed their campaign, police have been arresting the activists found distributing the booklets to the public.
While addressing the press at the Anti Corruption Coalition Head Offices in Kampala, the Executive Director NGO Forum Richard Sewakiryanga has said that they are so puzzled that police which would have backed them up is the one fighting them.
Mr Sewakiryanga added that NGO have also begun a campaign where they will visit all government Anti Corruption Agencies to discuss the matter.
In a related development, Leonard Okello an independent activist has criticized the continuous distancing of the Executive from corruption saying it’s the civil servants and technocrats who engage in the vice.