The Kings movements were limited to only the three districts of Kampala where he currently resides, Jinja and Wakiso for fear of returning to the kingdom that could refuel the clashes among his subjects.
The four Members of Parliament were yesterday afternoon barred by security operatives currently deployed at Omusingas residence in Muyenga to enter the gate or even later speak to the King with information that they are not among people who are supposed to see the king.
Kadaga launched the Rwenzori peace symposium on Friday evening at a peace dinner held at Kasese Catholic Social Services in Kasese town. She pledged government commitment in supporting the peaceful efforts initiated by Nyabaghole Agnes Ithungu, the wife of Rwenzururu king, Charles Wesley Mumbere.
Edward Musonyi, a resident of Bundibugyo town who witnessed the attacks, says that there havent been any attempts to reconcile the two ethnic groups since the attacks. He cites incidences when some of the suspects who were freed by the UPDF General Court Martial have fled their homes for fear of reprisal attacks.
Last night at midnight, the king â€˜Omusinga' Mumbere led members of the royal family and cabinet ministers to hoist the Kingdom flag in his Buhikira palace along Kibanzanga road in Kasese town.He told the gathering that he intended to stay within the palace in order to avoid confusion weeks after the recognition of â€˜Obundingiya Bwa Bwamba' a new cultural institution in Bundibugyo district.
Members of Parliament sitting on the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee say there is need for Constitutional Clarity in the definition of traditional leaders and kings. The MPs argue that one can be a traditional leader without necessarily being a king and this needs to be clarified in the law.
Two police officers have been detained for opening fire on a rowdy crowd along the streets of Kasese town during a demonstration against the blockage of King Charles Wesley Mumbere from visiting Bundibugyo district.