Ugandan MPs in Hospital After Teargas Used at Age Limit Rally

Two MPs have been admitted to a Lira medical centre after after they collapsed when police fired teargas and live bullets to disperse a consultative meeting on the age limit bill. The bill seeks to change the constitution to allow people older than 75 to stand for president of the country.



Dokolo Woman MP Cecelia Ogwal Atim arriving for the meeting.

Otuke woman MP Sylvia Akello trying to help Mzee Lamex Ogwal (husband to MP Cecilia Ogwal) on the podium after police started firing teargas to disperse a joint consultative meeting on the age limit amendment in Lira District on October 24, 2017.

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