AIGP Kawesi leads the EU and US officials to Dr Besigye's house
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Officials from the European Union and United States Embassy in Uganda were allowed to access the home of Dr Kizza Besigye after initially being blocked by police.

After negotiations that involved police guarding Dr Besigye’s house making calls to their superiors, Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi arrived at the scene and led the officials who included Ambassadors from different European countries into Besigye’s residence. The envoys were asked to leave their vehicles behind

Since Monday Dr Besigye has been under police surveillance at his home access to the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag bearer has been limited, with many people including his lawyers, human rights activists being denied access.

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Meanwhile, sources say that other lesser mortals who attempted to pass by Dr Besigye’s home were not so lucky as they were reportedly arrested and detained at Kasangati Police Station.