“Shock at the kasangati court as a police officer testifying against Dr. Kiiza Besigye fails to corroborate his earlier testimony with the recorded video he produced in court to pin Dr. Kiiza Besigye on his defiance case. The officer’s evidence a video detailing incidents said to describe Besigye’s disobedience came under tight objection after it contradicted with the police statement he recorded earlier implying the video may have been edited” (NBS TV Uganda, 2016)
“FDC Announces Peaceful Demonstration” (NBS TV Uganda, 2016)
“Police in Mbarara has today engaged in running battles with Dr.Kizza Besigye supporters as they held processions in town. Business came to a standstill as the joyful FDC loyalists welcomed their former presidential candidate who was on his way to Kabale, where he is to appear in court tomorrow. This was Dr. Besigye’s first time in the area since being confined to house arrest for over 40 days” (NBS TV Uganda, 2016)
“Just released from Naggalama Police Station. I was Charged with Unlawful Procession! I left home with one vehicle and never disembarked” – Dr. Kizza Besigye
I have to ask; Where is Wangegeya Police Station, Mr. Officer? I think you guys arrest and detained wrong person as Dr. Col. Kiiza Besigye must be an interesting character! The same UPF Police Officer also wrote “Prossession” when tthe right word is “Procession” as Dr. Kizza Besigye is quoted with as well. Well, what else can you expect from a Police Officer who clervly just follows orders and does not think for himself. As the Naggalama Police Station is an ordinary place for Dr. Kizza Besigye to spend his time in. Must be weird for the Officer to write a bond as he is not used to either. IT wasn’t done during the routinly activities after the Presidential Elections. So why now ,Mr. Officer? With the current and adherent stay from hours during day eating dinner there and then going back to rest in home. Something Besigye did many days during the late February, but does this look like a organized procession?
No, it doesn’t look like a planned event! But the NRM can’t help themselves.
This is an organized one right?
Why wasn’t any of them in detained? Well, wait there where more people praying at Watoto;then in the streets of Kampala at this moment of celebrations for the NRM in Kampala. My bad Mr. Officer. Forgive this is the almighty N-R-M. No-Rescue-Me. Not-Repeat-Me. Nonsense-Raised-Me. And so on.
Dr. Kizza Besigye can show up in Wandegeya Police Station close to Makerere University. I am surely he will struggle to pass without making an illegal pocession through Central Kampala. As was the issue before the grand Election Day, but the NRM have forgotten that piece of intelligence together with their ability to write correctly.
I rest my case. Peace.
The Uganda Police Force has learnt that tomorrow 5th April, 2016, RTD. Col Dr. Kiiza Besigye will attend prayers at the FDC party Headquarters at Najanankumbi. The prayers shall be held within the enclosed party premises and this therefore does not violate the law.
What is of particular security concern however, is information that after the prayers RTD. Col Dr. Kiiza Besigye intends to drive in a procession from Najanankumbi through Clock Tower to Container Village which is one of the most highly populated areas in Kampala City.
The purpose of this statement therefore is to caution RTD. Col. Dr. Kiiza Besigye to desist from carrying out any procession tomorrow because he has not notified the police in time as required by the Public Order Management Act sec 4 (1) 5(1). Violation of this law calls for sanctions as provided by the Act.
The public is strongly advised to shun anyone who tries to involve them in any unlawful activity that is likely to disrupt safety and peace within the city and which could result into damage to lives and people’s properties.
The Uganda Police Force assures all Ugandans and in particular the business community in Kampala that all measures are in place to ensure public order as well as security for persons and properties.By Blanshe Musinguzi
ACP Namaye Polly
As the public gotten the news the people reacts to the arrest and violence of yesterday, even in outside of Kampala. The Forum for Democratic Change has reacted in Mbale. There the people has gone to the streets and demonstrated at the actions of the Police yesterday. Arresting their leaders; because of that they went into the central streets and around the Clock Tower. Where the Police later came with tear-gas and dispersing the crowds as they have done so diligently under the NRM-Regime! The Demonstrations started to get more heated as the Police arrested more and more FDC Supporters. As the Regional Police Commander James Ruweza is in charge of the detail and taking charge in Mbale; as surpressing the citizens in the town. The People also stormed the Central Police Station, before the boiling took over the town.
As the Police went in on the demonstration in the towns as the pictures show!
Hon. Jack Wamanga Wamai trying to calm down the rioters in Mbalè!
“Mbale has started boiling. It is hot. The police has blocked FDCsupporters from trekking through the city. This has led to a jam at the Clock Tower”.
As more stories came forward the people reacted to the tear-gas that hurt most eyes of the FDC people in the streets. The good news is the hurt and detained FDC supporters in town that earlier got arrested got released by the Police. Even the good news it is still worrying: how the Police controls the public in a way that makes it violent, instead of creating a peaceful atmosphere as the Police does not respect the public and democratic actions as the crack-down on public meetings and public gatherings as a reactions to the violent conduct of the Police in Kampala. That is the reason why the FDC Mbale chapter went to the streets and Republic Street today to demonstrate. Peace.
Here is different footage from Kampala as the FDC or the Forum for Democratic Change had campaigns in Kampala today the 10 February 2016!
Here is the first one from Lubaga Division, Nedeeba.
Here is the seceond one from Katwe Division:
Even the Museveni Channel had a postive clip of the Campaign in Kampala:
NTV Coverage on the Kampala rallies:
“As the presidential and parliamentary campaigns enter the home stretch, the struggle to get the blessing of opposition icon Dr. Kiiza Besigye among opposition politicians is hitting fever pitch. At Besigye’s main campaign rally in Katwe, a Kampala suburb, Makindye West parliamentary contender Allan Ssewanyana was nearly strangled as he struggled to accessing the platform where Besigye was to speak from. Besigye spent the day traversing city suburbs where he promised that an FDC government would promote all-inclusive development in Kampala and pledged better planning for the city” (NTV Uganda, 2016)
Dr. Kizza Besigye Message after the Rallies today:
“It was a busy day in Makindye and Lubaga, we are grateful for your contribution to this campaign. Thank you for the support. Many of you left your places of work and came to be part of this historical moment where Ugandans will place their power in the hands of one their own and take charge, and that leader will be accountable to all the people of Uganda. 18th February 2016 ✅ote Kizza Besigye for President of Uganda. Good night!”
“The Police fired live ammunition and Tear gas in Mubende to disperse the supporters of a former contender for the NRM Parliamentary flag bearer for the Mubende Municipality, Bashir Ssempa Lubega. Police say his procession through the town was illegal” (NTV-Uganda).