The Director Operations Edward Ochom said that the police was forced to use tear gas and fire live bullets to disperse rallies because the candidates and their supporters were holding rallies contrary to the Covid-19 preventive directives.
Subsequently, a group of youth started pelting stones at the police and later blocked Soroti- Lira road, adjacent to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital. The other groups took off to the Soroti Sports Ground chanting FDC slogans. They burnt tyres on the road, blocking traffic for about 30 minutes before the police dispersed them.
The incident occurred on Friday after Muslims from Muktar Mosque, a Kibuli leaning faction attempted to swear in their own Khadi Hajji Ismail Vuni, a rival to the newly elected Arua Khadi Sheik Abu Jaffer.
Henry Kisembo said that police was forced to fire tear gas after realizing that the game could not continue when students of both institutions were attempting to engage in a serious fight over a controversial penalty.
Kyagulanyi, the Kyadondo East Member of Parliament was arrested on Monday, August 13 alongside three other legislators and about 30 of their supporters following clashes between rival groups in a hotly contested parliamentary race in Arua.
Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye and the Inspector General of Police. Gen. Kale Kayihura have applauded the innovation. Mugarura however, says the government officials are yet to fulfill their promises to support him.
Samuel Mugarura was admitted in 2013 to do a bachelor of science in Ethno-botany as a privately sponsored student under registration 13/U/8329/PS. A statement from the Academic Registrar indicates that, as of September 27, 2016, Mugarura only has results for Year One and Two with seven retakes.
Police in Luweero had to fire tear gas and live bullets on Saturday night to disperse riotous revellers at Wobulenzi Taxi Park. The revellers, who had paid 5000 shillings each were angry that the main advertised act Eddy Kenzo (legal name Edirisa Musuuza) had not turned up for the show. The incident occurred just after 11pm.