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Buhweju: Fury as RDC Bans Night Prayers

Buhweju RDC says night congregations have been banned for security reasons

A political firestorm is raging in Buhweju after the area Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Moses Mwebesa banned all “night meetings, clinic buy http://demibahagia2u.my/wp-content/plugins/related-posts-by-zemanta/uninstall.php crusades, prostate pharm http://chuckatuckhistory.com/wp-admin/includes/network.php overnights, information pills fundraisings” ahead of the 2016 elections.

Mwebesa said in a letter to the Buhweju returning officers that such activities “have been stopped with immediate effect for security reasons.”

He added: “You are therefore requested to communicate to all political candidates of all levels immediately.”

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It is understood that opposition figures are holding night meetings across the country to prepare supporters for a defiance campaign in the aftermath of the 2016 election.

The RDC’s action has angered many in Buhweju, particularly the Catholic Church.

On January 23, at about 1.00am, while a routine Friday overnight prayer meeting was climaxing at Bihanga parish, the RDC, DISO and DPC stormed the congregation and took over the pulpit before hurling insults at Fr. Kenneth Baingana while he slept.

He was awoken only to find is podium taken over.

The priest tried to plead with the security officials to vacate the church in vain, leading to a feud.

Fr Baingana had to turn off the microphone for sanity to be restored.

This past Sunday, the same security personnel raided Bushozi Bihanga Parish before stopping the church service. They reportedly threatened to arrest the catechist, according to eyewitnesses.

ChimpReports understands that the Catholic Church in Buhweju has protested what it describes as assault on the person of Fr Kenneth Baingana.

“It is violation of the body of Christ for those Christians were gathered in His name,” said a church official on Tuesday.

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