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Besigye arrested

The FDC President Dr. Kizza Besigye has been arrested at Wandegeya, a Kampala suburb. Besigye has been taken to an unknown destination in a police vehicle. During a scuffle that ensured during his arrest, two people were injured and were rushed to Mulago hospital. The police had to fire tear gas in the air to disperse the crowd that had gathered to witness the event.

Besigye case adjourned

The case against FDC Party President Col. Kiiza Besigye has been adjourned to 2.00pm today, due to the absence of his lawyers. The adjournment has been granted by Nabweru grade one magistrate Justine Atukwasa, who is sitting in Nakasongora. Besigye’s lawyers did not travel to Nakasongora saying they had not received formal communication to the effect that the hearing was being shifted from Nabweru. Speaking to KFM, David Mpanga one of the advocates said there were claims that a formal letter was written to the lawyers but said they hadn’t received it. The magistrate has now adjourned the case to the afternoon to give Besigye time to consult his lawyers. Dr. Besigye was last week charged with holding an unlawful …

Besigye granted bail

The FDC Party president Col. Kizza Besigye has been granted bail. He has been granted a non-cash bail of 10million shillings and his sureties asked to sign bonds worth 50 million shillings not cash each. Besigye appeared before Court in Nakasongora with his co-accused who include Aaron Kaija, Jethro Niwagaba and Francis Twijukye. The suspects presented several sureties including MPs Kassiano Wadri and Elijah Okupa, Rubaga division chairperson elect Joy Sebugwawo and former Buganda premier Mulwanyamuli Ssemogerere. The others Chapa Karuhanga and FDC’s Sarah Eperu. Besigye however applied for bail before the Court without his lawyers. He was arrested last week and charged before the Nabweru magistrates Court with holding an unlawful assembly with intent to breach peace and cause …

House collapses on mother and children

Residents of Kibuli have woken up to the shocking news of a house which collapsed last night killing a mother and her 2 children. The deaths occurred at Agip zone in Kibuli, a Kampala suburb. The deceased have been identified as Annet Nabwire and her two children Wenger and Mai. The house was reportedly weakened by the heavy rains that pounded most parts of Kampala last night Another family of a mother and her two children in the next room of the same house survived with serious injuries. She has been identified as Among Maureen, a vendor at St Balikudembe market. Speaking to Kfm the area Local Council I chairman Salongo Kamoga has expressed grief over the loss, calling on …

Besigye whisked from Wandegeya

The FDC Party President Col. Kiiza Besigye has been whisked away from Wandegeya Police Station. Besigye was arrested early this morning at Kubiri, near Mulago as he attempted to participate in the Walk to Work Campaign. He was taken to Wandegeya Police Station earlier this morning from where he has been whisked. He has been taken in a corolla Vehicle registration number UP1928, with 3 patrol vehicles leading, while one is accompanying him. It remains unclear where he is headed to. KFM will keep u updated on the developments of the story. Earlier, at least 4 people were arrested in connection with the walk. One is suspected to have been trying to throw stones at the police while the others …