The Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura justifies heavy deployment around parliament saying that there were some people threatening to attack mps.
Speaking to the media at parliament, Gen Kayihura says that parliament must transact its business in peace hence security had to be beefed up.
On the look around parliament, the number of police officers deployed has doubled, police patrol vehicles and tear gas trucks stationed allover.
The opposition Democratic Party has vowed to match to parliament this Thursday to petition the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga seeking to dismiss the motion to be moved on the floor seeking to introduce the bill on age limit removal.
On Tuesday last week the NRM caucus adopted a resolution to introduce a private members’ bill through Raphael Magyezi to amend Article 102 (b) of the Constitution in a motion that is expected to be moved on Thursday.
Addressing journalists at the party headquarters, DP president Norbert Mao said later to today, they are to write to the speaker informing her about their intended procession.
Mao adds that they are not yet done with their “Kogikwatako” literary translated as “Dare touch it campaign” campaign saying during the match to parliament they will also distribute their K’ogikwatako campaign materials including T.Shirts and flyers.