In 2019, Saul Maate, the Kasese District LC V Chairperson suspended four FDC legislators from the district executive committee accusing them of having ties with president, Yoweri Museveni and shunning party meetings.
The two were on Thursday detained at Nagalama Police Station after they were arrested from their respective homes. However, at around midnight they were released on police bond and driven back to their respective homes.
According to Kayihura, he has already directed his officers across the country to be vigilant and called on members of the public to report any suspicious activities in their areas that may threaten peace in the country.
Besigye was jointly charged with Ingrid Turinawe, Patrick Amuriat Oboi, Innocent Tashobya, Joseph Akankwasa, Moses Byamukama and Fred Asiimwe for inciting violence, malicious damage and disobedience to statutory duty. They appeared before Rukungiri Chief Magistrates Court this morning.
On September 19th, Engineer Godfrey Mutabazi, the Executive Director, Uganda Communications Commission wrote to the Managing Director of Freedom Radio to submit the recordings of Besigyes talk show for investigations for inciting violence.
Different Members of Parliament have described the matter as highly sensitive adding that Ugandans should be given an opportunity to decide whether to lift or not to lift the presidential age limit. Kasambya County MP Gaffa Mbwatekamwa says that parliament cannot be left to solely determine the path for Uganda.
Moments after the state submission, Besigye expressed displeasure about the delay in execution of the trial. Besigye had appeared before the court for mention of the case, which has been in the court system for close to six months.
The Registrar of the Court Deo Nizeyimana explained to the affected parties that one Justice had lost a relative and another was attending a conference in Nairobi-Kenya. He did not name the missing Justices before differing the hearing of the main petition to June 23.
Dr. Besigye was arrested on Wednesday May 11 after beating the heavy deployment and surveillance at his home in Kasangati, Wakiso district and unexpectedly emerged in Kampalas central business district. He was then airlifted to Moroto in a helicopter that landed at Nadunget Airstrip
Besigye was due to attend a victory party for the opposition organized by the FDC youth wing at Nakivubo Settlement Primary School in Kampala. The activity is a parallel event in celebration organized to counter the National Resistance Movement NRM party, whose supporters are converging at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds.
According to results so far tallied from the 205 polling stations out of the 281 that make up the division, Kizza Besigye got 49,692 votes with NRM candidate Yoweri Kaguta Museveni receiving 27,079 votes.