Besigye and team blocked by police from preceding to Kamuli district

By Damali Mukhaye

Forum for Democratic Change’s Dr.Kiiza Besigye and a team of opposition leaders have been blocked by police from preceding to Kamuli district for the final campaign rally of Salamu Musumba their candidate for in the Kamuli by-elections.

The group of opposition leaders including city Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago were making their way to Kamuli to drum up support for their candidate ahead of Wednesday’s by-elections.

Besigye and team have been advised to use a diversion which he has strongly opposed, prompting a scuffle between the police and the FDC supporters

Meanwhile, President Museveni is also expected in Kamuli this afternoon to campaign for the National Residence Movement’s candidate Rehema Watongola.

The by-election was organized after the High Court in Jinja nullified Watongola’s election as MP for Kamuli Municipality due to lack of the required academic qualification.