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Police arrests Amuriat, leaves Besigye waving to his supporters

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Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party president, Patrick Oboi Amuriat, has been arrested alongside activist Nicholas Atuhairwe and are detained in Tororo Central Police Station.

Amuriat and the group that included former party president, Dr. Kizza Besigye were making their way to Youth Centre in Tororo where they were scheduled to preach their gospel against the incumbency president Museveni.

The meeting was however, disrupted on the basis that police was not informed about the gathering as stipulated under 2010 public order management act.

However, confrontations erupted with FDC supporters accusing police of disrupting their meetings under public order management act which people accuse of a mask to weaken opposition political parties and stopping them from conversing for support throughout the country.

Conversely, police responded with blue teargas after it first ordered them to vacate the youth center, “you go, leave this place,” police officer was heard giving orders.

“Uganda is for both of us not the ruling party, why do you always waste tax payers money in a democratic state where there is multiparty politics, we are fed up,” said one of supporter as tear gas choked him.

“Police threw teargas into our meeting room in Tororo forcing our leaders our leaders out. Although we had paid and booked the Youth Centre, we have left it because it was no longer usable,” said Dr. Besigye as they drove him through Tororo town.

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