Detained Nicholas Opiyo in good spirits, his lawyers confirm

Detained Nicholas Opiyo in good spirits, his lawyers confirm. Whisper Eye Reports

A detained human rights lawyer, Nicholas Opiyo’s legal team led by Mr David Mpanga and Eron Kiiza has been able to see him.

According to his lawyers, Nicholas Opiyo is said to be “in good spirits” and fine.

The Executive Director of Chapter Four chapter was arrested yesterday from a restaurant in Kamwokya afternoon by planned clothed security men.

Police later confirmed his arrest by a Joint Task team of Security and Financial Intelligence Authority, on allegations of money laundering and related malicious acts and he was detained at the Special Investigations Division in Kireka.

He was arrested along with other lawyers Esomu Simon Peter and Odur Anthony.

According to their Lawyer, Eron Kiiza the two say they were beaten during the arrest.

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