DPP sanctions files of 13 MPs over age limit protest

DPP sanctions files of 13 MPs over age limit protest

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Mike Chibita has sanctioned the files of 13 MPs who were thrown out of Parliament on the Speaker’s order during the chaos that marred the House last Wednesday.

The DPP slapped charges of threatening violence and assault of police officers on the MPs.

Mr Vincent Ssekate, the spokesman of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, confirmed the sanctioning of the files.

It is alleged that the MPs assaulted two police officers attached to the office of sergeant-at-arms during the September 27 fracas in the chambers Parliament following their suspension by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga.