Bakaleke went into hiding late last year after the Anti-Corruption Court summoned him to appear and plead to the charges in vain. He is accused alongside five others of abducting and extorting US$415,000 (Shs1.5b) from two Korean nationals in February last year.
Residents fought back and pelted the officers with stones prompting them to open the road but kept Besigye and Amuriat’s cars in the middle. They then escorted Besigye and Amuriat towards Fort Portal-Kasese Road to unknown destination.
The CID Spokesperson, Vincent Ssekatte, said police used teargas to disperse the rowdy supporters, saying they couldn’t tolerate their behavior.
A crowd comprised of youth with some donned in red shirts, t-shirts and belletes bearing the image of Kyagulanyi pitched camp outside CID headquarters as early as 8am waiting for the MP who was expected to appear to record a statement on charges of inciting violence and unlawful assembl
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network this morning that the operatives raided Sebigoro landing site around 11pm and started confiscating immature fish from fishermen.
The Rwenzori East Police Spokesperson, Vincent Twesige, says the rally will not take place since it hasn’t been cleared by the Inspector General of Police.
However, according to Rwenzori East Police Spokesperson, Vincent Twesige the opposition party has not yet gotten clearance from the office of the Inspector General of Police.