Election 2016

PHOTOS: EC Seeks Patience Amid Delayed Voting

Voting underway at Bukesa, Jambula polling station along Hoima Highway

Police in Kampala has pinned down the suspected head of the serial robbers around western Uganda who have been diverting passengers on the way and robbing them.

The assailants were rampant on the Mbarara-Masaka road. Police says these have been diverting vehicles including buses and beating up passengers before fleeing with their money and belongings.

The group is also being linked to the recent murder of the Jussy Coaches’ manager in Mbarara, information pills http://chicken33.com/commande/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/class-wc-logger.php who was shot dead about a week ago.

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Elly Nuwagira the suspected head of this group was arrested along the Mityana Kampala road.

Police in Mbarara says the arrest was a positive result of the liaison between them and colleagues in Kampala.

Nuwagira, symptoms http://contentisbae.com/wp-includes/class-wp-hook.php who was injured in a car collision during arrest, tadalafil was netted together with three of his suspected group members, one of them a woman whose names were yet to be released.

Mbarara’s OC CID Taban Chiriga said investigations are still ongoing to apprehend the rest of the gang members

Nuwagira is being admitted at Mulago Referral Hospital where he is nursing mirror injuries.

The Electoral Commission has urged serenity after several voters especially in Kampala complained of delayed arrival of polling materials at their respective stations, adiposity http://datedgear.com/wp-includes/class-wp-image-editor-gd.php Chimp Corps report.

By 8.55 a.m., http://csautomation.net/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/upgrade.php according to Dr Ian Clarke who is standing for Mayor, http://clintonbrook.com/wp-admin/includes/ms.php Makindye Division, there were no voting materials.

He said the poll kits were still being loaded in Banda and that it seemed it could take some time.

The most affected areas were Kisugu, Najjera, Nakulabye, Makindye and Muyenga.

In Kamwokya, voting materials had not arrived by 8:30am.

In a tweet, the EC said: “We urge patience and calm especially in areas where voting has slightly delayed.”

The electoral body added: “Please remain peaceful after casting your ballots.”

In Kabale, Chimp Corp Godfrey Tugume reports that voting started at 8:00am.

Voters prepare to cast their ballots at a polling station in Najjera, Wakiso District

Voters prepare to cast their ballots at a polling station in Najjera, Wakiso District (Photos: Kenneth Kazibwe/ChimpReports)

“One person was arrested at Kabale stadium as he tried to smuggle out a ballot paper that was given to him to vote for Member of Parliament for Kabale municipality,” reports Tugume.

According to sources, the man has been identified only as Bwesigye, an agent of independent candidate Prof Augustus Nuwagaba.

Ugandans are today choosing their candidates for the positions of President, MP and Woman MP.

At Kiira Road polling station, Chimp Corp Pat Larubi reports that voting is underway.

At Nsambya Gigonya Zone, ballot boxes are yet to arrive.


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