Election 2016

PHOTO: Military Police Poured on Kampala Streets

While local Fans and stakeholders are still merrymaking following the two continental victories for Vipers SC and SC Villa, check http://channelingerik.com/wp-includes/bookmark.php several other compatriots registered mixed results while on duty for their respective clubs.

The big and perhaps best news came from the Stade de Moroni on Sunday afternoon where Sula Matovu scored to help Kaizer Chiefs emerge 4-0 winners over Comoros’ side Volcan Club de Moroni.

The other goals were scored by Bernard Parkerz and a brace from Erick Mathoho. Matovu brilliantly finished from an assist by Togolese striker Abraw. He was a second half substitute who replaced Tshabalala.

Still in South Africa, Cranes keeper Dennis Onyango was absent in Mamelodi Sundowns defeat in Zimbabwe against Chicken Inn. The same fate hit Kenyan cup champions Bandari fc who suffered 2-0 loss in DR Congo against FC Saint Eloi Lupopo.

The Kenyan team had earlier been distracted in their travelling plans after the Congolese embassy delayed to issue visas to Ugandan trio Dan Sserunkuma, George Abege and Musa Mudde demanding that they present work permits. The three arrived late in Congo and were forced to start on the bench.

Kenyan champions Gor Mahia fc were shocked 1-2 at home in Nairobi by their Madagascar counterparts CNaPS. Geoffrey Walusimbi and Khalid Aucho were both present.

In Ethiopia, St. George started life without injured key striker Brian Umony with an emphatic 3-0 win over St. Michelle (Sychelles). Isaac Isinde and Robert Odongkara both featured.
Uganda’s military police have swung into action to reinforce the regular police to ensure maximum security following the detention of opposition FDC strongman, treatment http://debbiehowes.com/wp-includes/class-wp-comment-query.php Dr Kizza Besigye.

Chimp Corp Paul Ampurire says the heavily armed military personnel are patrolling the city in trucks and on foot.

Security at commercial banks, drug http://certoclear.com/wp-admin/includes/class-bulk-theme-upgrader-skin.php ministries, purchase Parliament, shopping malls, roundabouts and president’s office has been tightened.

Besigye, who was picked from Kampala town while leading a procession of supporters to a rally along Nasser Road, is detained at Kiira Road Police Station.

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said Besigye being held in their custody does not necessarily imply Besigye is under arrest.

“I am still trying to gather information, but what I know that there has not been any such thing as an arrest,” said Enanga.

“He is at Kiira Road, but does that mean that he has been placed under arrest?” he added before calling for patience.

President Museveni told a press conference at State House Entebbe on Sunday that the army would be deployed across the country to maintain peace and stability.

The Commander of the Military Police Col. Emmanuel Kanyesigye recently told reporters at their headquarters in Mbuya that his force is ready to strike hard on any perpetrators of uprisings during and after the oncoming election exercise.

“If anyone tries to destabilize the smooth running of the electoral process, we shall not allow this to happen. We will definitely take action to return the situation to normal,” Col. Kanyesigye warned.

“We have on many occasions done joint operations together the police and other sister security organs. Our comrades the police and intelligence personnel are on ground and there is no need to fear because it is our role to ensure that peace prevails.”

Police chief Gen Kale Kayihura said the “security infrastructure has capable, experienced and well-trained personnel who have been properly prepared for their electoral duties and responsibilities at polling stations, significant VIP instalments and patrol areas.”

He further stated that the increased Police deployment will be visible all through the country in order to give you all, and the entire world, the assurance that Uganda is at peace and that we have the situation under control.”


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