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.
FDC Deputy Spokesperson, John Kikonyogo told journalists at party headquarters that police disrupted their activities over the weekend, two days after government receipt that law is being wrongly implemented.
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.
Brigadier Kyazze and Ssenkungo are among close to 8,000 people occupying 5 square miles of land covering 12 villages in Bukulula Sub County in Kalungu district. They are under threat of eviction by their landlords who accuses them of failing to meet their tenancy obligations.
The affected Villages are; Kalangala, Mukoko cell A, Mukoko South, Mukoko North, Kyamugombwa, Kisanje west, Kisanje East, Bulingo, Kasaka, Lutengo among others.