Besigye condemns military deployment at parliament

By Damali Mukhaye:

Opposition leader Dr Kiiza Besigye has joined voices condemning the heavy military deployment at parliament.

Heavy security presence was seen yesterday ahead of a much anticipated age limit debate which the speaker deferred to next week.

Addressing a news conference at his office located along Katonga road in Kampala, Besigye has said that parliament is a public institution and must be accessible to all.

However, the Deputy Attorney General Mwesiga Rukutana yesterday defended the heavy deployment of security personnel at parliament and other areas of the city, saying it was aimed at preventing any breach of peace.