Police in Mbarara on Tuesday morning raided the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party offices in Mbarara town and made a number of arrests.
15 FDC supporters were picked up and more arrests, dosage website like this http://cvgfinance.com.au/wp-content/themes/genesis/lib/structure/post.php Chimpreports gathers, abortion are still ongoing around the western town.
Among the arrested are; Yassini Matsiko, what is ed Vicent Musime and Rwabutera Tubezara who is the opposition party’s flag bearer for Nyakayojo division, in the district council. Polling on this position is slated for tomorrow Wednesday.
Mbarara District Police Commander Jaffar Magyezi confirmed the arrest of the group saying that it followed information that they were planning to carry out an attack in Mbarara town.
Magyezi said that two days ago they received intelligence that some members were organizing to take arms and start beating up people and vandalizing property in the municipality.
He added that another 30 people had been picked up earlier in a lodge near the party offices and police believed these were hatching the same plan.
Magyezi further revealed that 7 of the arrested are refugees from the Nakivale settlement camp and the rest are FDC supporters in Mbarara and Rukungiri districts.
The group’s plan which Magyezi termed as “terrorist,” “involved the use of fire arms” according to police intelligence.
He said the 30 arrested earlier on Tuesday had spent over two days in the lodge on Mar khan Singh Street near FDC offices and were even provided with marijuana in preparation for the attack.
However, the FDC district chairman Stanley Katembeya denied the allegations and blamed police for attacking their offices during the time when office attendants were preparing for the oncoming elections. Katembeya himself is a candidate in the Mbarara municipality Mayoral race.
“We were holding a meeting on how to guard our elections tomorrow, not to terrorize Mbarara as the DPC claims,” Katembeya said
“At this point we don’t know whether we belong in Uganda anymore. Our offices have been raided and keys confiscated, only hours to an election,” he lamented.
“Instead of seeking for help from police, we are hiding away from it because of such heinous acts” he said
Minister for Disaster Preparedness Eng Hilary Onek has mocked parliamentary incumbents who lost in last week’s elections, physician http://ctabuenosaires.org.ar/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/class.jetpack-admin.php saying that these were overly taken up by the good life in Kampala and forgot about their voters back home.
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This will be Minister Onek’s fourth term in parliament and the last one according to his promise during his nomination last year.
For those who were unable to retain their parliamentary seats, Onek had a precise explanation; “Some MPs lost because they were married to the high life instead of serving the people,” he tweeted on Tuesday evening. “Unfortunately on February 18th, the high life broke her vows.”
Some of the notables who lost their parliamentary seats in the election include Ministers Jessica Alupo, Kahinda Otafiire, Oundo Nekesa, Henry Banyenzaki, Chrispus Kiyonga, Attorney General Fred Ruhundi, Leader of Opposition Wafula Ogutu, FDC’s Alice Alaso, Chasiano Wadri and several others.