Uganda Police threatens to arrest opposition leader over Land campaign

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Police spokesperson Asan Kasingye
By our Correspondent 
Kampala, Uganda – Uganda police has threatened to arrest former presidential aspirant, Dr. Kiiza Besigye and other opposition officials over holding campaigns they are calling “the Save Land Country wide”.
The police issued a statement on Friday saying that the rallies that were being conducted by the President Museveni’s fourth time Challenger together with other politicians were against the law.
Part of the statement said that,  in spite of the fact that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Gen. Kale Kayihura had written to FDC advising them to comply with the provision of the law in a letter dated 1st May, the party had defiantly ignored the said advise and continued to break Public Order Management Act 2013 (POMA).

The police continued in the statement warning that the option left is to arrest them.
It also warned to the public to stay away from rallies organized by the former Forum for Democratic Change President Kizza Besigye as they blocked his meetings in Kyankwanzi.
Dr Besigye and other politicians like Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, Kampala MPs Moses Kasibante, Allan Ssewanyana, Mubarak Munyagwa started the Save Land Countrywide Campaign which they say equipping the Citizens to fight for their land being grabbed by powerful people in the country and also the government that’s give it away to investors.
Responding to the police threats, Dr. Besigye said “we shall proceed to exercise our rights without fear or favour.” Besigye said.  I am not a lawyer and, I  believe the law is not written for lawyers only.

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  1. Subject: Uganda Police threatens to arrest opposition leader over Land campaign
    May 6, 2017

    Commentary, 6 May 2017
    HERE WE GO AGAIN!!!>>>The SET-UP is coming to its FINALE!

    1st. THE KING reprimanded the Police hierarchy for not doing their job

    2nd. TIME was elapsed for the police department to shape-up (realizing the coming consequence)

    3rd. A green signal was given to the police faithful to go ahead

    4th. “Police threatens to arrest opposition leader in accordance with hogs-bogus written ‘ laws” (1)

    FINAL ACT: “former presidential aspirant, Dr. Kiiza Besigye and other opposition officials” will be rounded-up to disappear for ever – in broad daylight!!!! And ALL was done in the name of “Democracy” with rigged rules and regulations. And Africans [NOT AFRICA (2)] will keep on sliding down the drain as the cruelest butt of a joke and disdain by the rest of the world.

    Will WE AFRICANS expect a reaction from Highly Educated Africans, with the Highest Academic Degrees (Ph D) from Ivy League Universities in the Western World? It is as realistic as expecting RAIN over the Sahara Desert.

    Footnotes:
    (1) Note the similarity of the “Democratic” process with the disintegration of Professor Dr. Stella Nyanzi to madness — this time, it is done through the Honourable Courts of the country! What a sham!

    (2) Directly proportional to the disintegration of AFRICANS, the take-over (ownership) of RICH AFRICA by hungry foreign entities will accelerate accordingly. There is no doubt about it.

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