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Police confirm holding renowned human rights lawyer, Nicholas Opio

Nicholas Opiyo (Courtesy Photo)

The Uganda Police have confirmed that they are holding renowned Human RIghts lawyer Nicholas Opio and his colleagues who were arrested on the evening of Tuesday December 22nd, 2020 from a restaurant in Kamwokya, a suburb in Kampala City.

Nicholas Opio was picked up along with his colleagues by security personnel who came in three (3) vans with private number plates.

The lawyer and his colleagues were handcuffed and driven to an unknown place but Police has since confirmed their arrest on allegations of money laundering and related malicious acts.

Uganda Police has also confirmed that Nichols Opio and his colleagues are being held and will remain in custody at the Special Investigations Division.

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