Kyagulanyi described the case as bogus and thinks that it was only brought up to vulgarise and disrupt the pace at which NUP was moving in the run up to the 2021 elections. However, he added it was encouraging to know that there are Judges who still stand for the value of speaking the truth and protect their integrity.
Two days ago information emerged that soldiers had surrounded the home of Kibalama found in Nansana municipality in Wakiso district and had taken him to unknown location with his known cell phone switched off.
Those who have crossed today include Busiro East MP Medard Lubega Sseggona, Bukoto East MP Florence Namayanja, Bukomansimbi Woman MP Veronica Nanyondo, Kyotera Woman MP Robinah Ssentongo, Butambala County MP Muwanga Kivumbi, Kalungu West MP Joseph Ssewungu Gonzaga, Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga, Mukono municipality MP Betty Nambooze, Makindye Ssaabagabo MP Ssempala Emmanuel Kigozi and Makindye West MP Allan Ssewayana.
“Its true Kyagulanyi wrote to us requesting a meeting between February 24-28 and I think we are still within that time scope. We are going to sit and deliberate on the matter and take a decision,” Byabakama said.
In an interview with URN, Tamale says he was the first journalist to arrive in Kyadondo East to cover the planned meeting. He says as he approached Kasangati police station about half a kilometer to the planned venue of the meeting at about 7:30am, he found car spikes placed in the middle of the road to help the police scrutinize those heading to Gayaza.
Speaking to journalists at his offices in Kamwokya hours after a meeting with the Police leadership and the Electoral Commission, Kyagulanyi said that there was agreement among the three parties that, it is within his right as a presidential aspirant to reach out to Ugandans without any restrictions from the police and other security organs.
The suspects were arrested on Saturday in Lujorongole Village armed with clubs, catapult, stones and metal objects. They were reportedly stopping vehicles and searching the occupants, a short distance from where hundreds of people had gathered to send off the mother to Gulu Resident District Commissioner Maj Santos Okot Lapolo.
Kateregga was declared winner of the hotly contested race with 3,922 votes beating other 10 candidates in the race in a Friday election. His close contender Joshua William Mukisa obtained 3,365 and National Resistance Movement –NRM leaning Candidate Andrew Julian Taliwaku 1,465.