The evidence clearly shows that the stalemate at Mulago round about as a result of Dr. Besigye refusing to follow the traffic guidance given to him by SCP Grace Turyagumanawe which was to use Yusuf Lule road instead of going through Wandegeya. Instead he locked himself up in the car and refused to leave the road thereby seriously obstructing traffic. The police have wide powers to arrest without warrant in the circumstances in which they under act S 23 of the Police act S 24 of the same act permits police to arrest in order to prevent causing unlawful obstruction on a highway.
There is heavy police deployment around the Inter-Party Offices on Plot 6 Katonga Road, where top opposition politicians are currently meeting to plan for their rally in Kampala. The rally is slated for 2pm on Thursday at Freedom Tree in Katwe, a city suburb as part of the re-launched Walk to Work Reloaded.
The Activists for Change national coordinator, Mathias Mpuuga, on Monday addressed a press conference at the IPC offices at which he announced the resumption of what he called â€œWalk to Work Reloaded.â€
Government on Tuesday tabled before Parliament the Public Order Management Bill, 2011. The bill is intended to regulate public meetings, the duties and responsibilities of police, the organizers and participants in relation to public meetings.