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Constitutional Court Summons Besigye Over Defiance Campaign

Besigye is currently on remand in Luzira on treason charges

The Constitutional Court has summoned FDC presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye and his party members to appear tomorrow Thursday for the hearing of an interim application filed by the Attorney General against their defiance campaign.

The summons follow yesterday’s  expiry  of  an ex-parte order issued by the Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma, pill http://christiansforve.org.au/wp-includes/functions.wp-scripts.php blocking FDC’s defiance activities  including weekly prayers and demonstrations and continued demanding of an independent election result audit.

The Attorney General wants court to declare both Besigye and FDC’S defiance activities as unlawful since they are not in conformity with the prescribed processes of challenging a presidential election.

In the affidavit supporting the Attorney General’s interim order application, ambulance http://consolibyte.com/scripts/build/build_20130502/quickbooks.php  the Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura says unless court stops FDC’s activities, website like this  the country will go back to political unrests and insecurity.

In the affidavit, Kayihura also explained Besigye’s non-appearance in Nakawa Court this morning saying he received intelligence reports about a plot by some FDC supporters to block roads and attack pilgrims going to Namugongo Martyrs.

Hearing of this application has again been set before a single judge of the Constitutional court, Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma at3pm.

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