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Jubilant Arsenal followers arrested in Uganda for staging ‘unlawful’ victory parade after membership win over Manchester United

Jubilant Arsenal fans arrested in Uganda for holding

Not less than eight Arsenal followers have been arrested within the Ugandan city of Jinja as they have fun the membership’s win over Manchester United within the English Premier League.

Arsenal scored a spectacular last-minute aim to win 3-2 in Sunday’s recreation towards a fierce rival on the Emirates Stadium.

The end result gave the Gunners a five-point cushion on the prime of the desk, giving hope to followers all over the world that the membership might finish their 19-year wait to win the English Premier League.

On Monday morning January 23, police intercepted a gaggle of cheering Arsenal followers driving in a convoy of round 5 autos as they tried to succeed in Iganga Street from Fundamental Avenue.

The police stated the followers didn’t have a allow to carry the procession, which is a public order offence.

In response to police sources, the legislation on the administration of public order (POMA), obliges all organizers of public conferences and processions to inform the IGP, a minimum of 3 days however no more than 15 days earlier than the proposed date of the procession .

The discover should point out the date, time, place, dimension, topic and different primary data justified to make sure the graceful conduct of the assembly.

Mr Baker Kasule, who was a part of the group, informed reporters {that a} police patrol automotive stopped in entrance of them and requested every of them to disembark and get into the patrol automotive which was meant at Jinja Police Station.

“I do not know what we did however we have been simply celebrating our victory over our rivals Manchester United,” stated Mr Kasule, including that “there are 20 supporters in whole, all from Jinja Metropolis”.

Kira Regional Police spokesman Mr James Mubi, who confirmed the arrest, stated eight Arsenal supporters have been presently in custody.

“They have been having a procession and also you all know that when having a rally or a procession you must get permission from the police,” he stated.

“Asking for police clearance can be to your personal good as a result of there are folks with unhealthy intentions, and anybody who places on an Arsenal shirt just isn’t a fan,” he added.

“I am carrying a police uniform, however I help Arsenal… We’re not towards Arsenal however what’s inside, the intentions,” he added.

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