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Kizza Besigye Arrested in Isingiro

Dr Besigye was arrested today in Isingiro (Courtesy photo)

Police in Isingiro district today arrested FDC’s Col Dr Kizza Besigye who they accused of unlawful assembly.

Besigye was roughly picked up at Kazaaho Play Ground in Isingiro where he was slated to hold a rally.

Yesterday, check the four time unsuccessful presidential candidate was in neighboring Kanungu district where he appeared on a local radio station, medicine explaining his ongoing nationwide civic sensitization on land matters.

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He went on to announce his program for the following day, which put the police on alert.

Today he was reportedly supposed to hold rallies at Kazaho, Kikagate, Ngarama, Omukitensoni, Burungamo, Omukityaza and at 20Miles in isingiro district.

This morning, police deployed heavily and a number of trucks and mambas were seen parked at various points along the Ntungamo – Isingiro road.

Besigye was eventually arrested at his rally venue and reportedly taken to Rukungiri Police Station.

Police were yet to officially comment on the arrest.

 

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