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Teargas As Besigye Supporters Battle Police

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Several police trucks carrying anti-riot police personnel escorted the former FDC leader from the court premises up to Katonga Road in Nakasero, Kampala.

At this juncture, Kawempe Mayor, Mubarak Munyagwa had an altercation with Police, leading to his arrest.


Munyagwa is currently detained at an unknown police station.

From Katonga, Besigye was escorted towards Kasangati but upon arriving at Kubiri, Mulago, Police decided to cordon off his car.


It was feared his supporters wanted to accompany him up to his residence in Kasangati. But police forced Besigye’s driver to take the Northern bypass route.

Enraged opposition supporters started pelting stones at police which responded with teargas. Batons were also used to quell the protestors.

As we post this story, police are battling Besigye’s supporters in running battles.


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