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Security Seals Off Kyagulanyi's Campaign Venue in Soroti city

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Region police spokesperson, says the deployment is meant to stop people from crowding at the venue in line with the health ministry guidelines stopping meetings of more than 200 people.
14 Nov 2020 13:59
Maxwell Ogwal Onen RPC East Kyoga on left and DPC Soroti Simon Tsiamusangira on right

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A joint security team comprising the army and police has sealed off the Mayor's Garden and Soroti Sports Grounds where the National Unity Platform party - NUP presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu is expected to hold his campaigns.

Kyagulanyi, who arrived in Katakwi district around 11am from Moroto in Karamoja is expected to campaign in Soroti City about 4 pm later today. However, heavily armed police and military personnel have sealed off the Mayor’s garden where Kyagulanyi is expected to hold his rally.

Security has also sealed off other open grounds, which are used by politicians to hold their rallies. David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Region police spokesperson, says the deployment is meant to stop people from crowding at the venue in line with the health ministry guidelines stopping meetings of more than 200 people.

He says their intelligence points to likely cases of indiscipline by NUP supporters.  

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  Kagulanyi, who was battling police in Katakwi for a leading a procession, will go to Amuria district through Kapelebyong and before ending up in Soroti city.