FDC’s Besigye Still Detained At Jinja Road Police

Former Forum For Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye is still detained at Jinja Road Police Station.

According to the FDC Chief Mobiliser Ingrid Turinawe, they are yet to get any explanation from police for Besigye’s arrest.

She adds that Besigye was heading to Uganda House for a meeting with his lawyers but was instead blocked and arrested. He was arrested moments after Court set him free.

Makindye Grade One Magistrate Fortunate Nyapiri dismissed a case of disobedience of lawful orders against Besigye for lack of substantial evidence.

Besigye was jointly charged with Kampala Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago and others for disobeying orders of the then Kampala South metropolitan police commander Siraje Bakaleke.

Story By Damali