Supporters of the National Unity Platform have been remanded to Kitalya Government prison on offenses of inciting violence, destroying people’s property after the arrest of NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu’s arrest.
The Kitgum District Active Boda Boda Association’s Chairperson, Simon Pido condemned the continued neglect by political leaders who seems to want them during campaign periods, only to abandon them after assuming political office or when they get problems.
In a letter dated November 19 written, signed by George William Magezi, the Kamwenge district returning Officer and addressed to the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Magezi states that he received and considered withdrawal notices by Nuwagba and Atuhaire.
Muhangi's nomination had been blocked by the Ntungamo District Returning Officer Robert Baine after reportedly arriving late at the venue. On the same day of his anticipated nomination, Munangi had been bounced for failing to deliver all the required paperwork to support his bid.
The pathologist says most of the bodies had injuries arising from bullets, stampede and traumatic accidents although he adds they still analyzing to come up with a comprehensive report for what could have been the cause of death for each.
Mpigi Resident District Commissioner Rose Mary Byabasaija announced the changes after two days of protests that followed the arrest of Robert Kyagulanyi, the President of the National Unity Platform. Kyagulanyi was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly defying guidelines by the Electoral Commission and the Ministry of Health for controlling the spread of COVID-19 during campaigns.