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Amama arrested on his way to Mbale

By Flavia Nassaka

By 9 am Presidential Aspirant Amama Mbabazi was in Lugazi town heading to Mbale to commence his countrywide consultations. However as he approached Jinja in Njeru town, Mbabazi was hijacked put on a police truck and driven to an unknown destination.

Addressing a press conference held at his residence in Kololo on July 06, Mbabazi insisted that he was to start his country wide consultation meetings despite earlier police warnings for him to first seek clearance from the NRM. Not even his meeting with the President yesterday made him change his mind.

Meanwhile FDC’s presidential aspirant Col. Kizza Besigye was also arrested in Naggalama this morning.

However according to sources in Mbale, the shops remain closed and police is heavily deployed around the town.

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