National Unity Platform supporters in Bundibugyo District are
accusing security personnel of blocking their supporters from accessing the
Presidential candidate Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi is expected in the
District on Tuesday.
The campaigns are scheduled to be held at Kirumya playgrounds in Kirumya Sub
Vincent Baluku says security personnel who include the police and UPDF has
mounted roadblocks along all routes leading to the venue thus denying people
He adds that they have been told by those manning the checkpoints that they got
orders to regulate all persons who are coming to the venue from the RDC. He
questions why campaigns are that restricted in a democratic country.
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Amis Haruna another NUP supporter says they were surprised of the high-security
deployment at the venue and surrounding areas.
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Tuhairwe Asiimwe another supporter wants the deployment to be regulated and put
out of the routes connecting to the venue.
Franklin Muhindo, the NUP District Chairperson says they had a harmonized
program with the district security committee but wonders why they have mounted
roadblocks in every point leading to the venue.
He says they are planning to move to another venue they feel people can easily
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The Bundibugyo Resident District Commissioner Grace Asiimwe says they
deployment is normal to avert any eventualities that might arise.