JANUARY 18, 2010: 20 Women Arrested Over Electorial Commission Demonstration

20 Women Arrested in EC Demo

Kampala — 20 women have been arrested for participating in a demonstration at the electoral commission this morning.

Police arrested the women demonstrators after they stormed the electoral commission headquarters this morning.

The women, members of the inter party coalition want the commission disbanded.

They had camped at the commission head headquarters where they made their demands to the Electoral Commission boss Badru Kigundu and his team.

But the anti riot police police dispersed the demonstrators arresting all the 20 women involved.

The are being held at the central police station.