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The cars were impounded in July 2015 in an operation code-named Operation Navigation, involving the URA, Interpol Uganda, the UKs National Police Chiefs Council and the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service, among other agencies.
The Court of Appeal this afternoon overturned the ruling, paving way for elections to be held on Thursday February 18, when the rest of the country will be voting for the President and Members of Parliament.
The ambulances have been deployed to ease safety and referral of persons who could need emergency care of any kind. Upcountry hospitals have also been instructed to avail their ambulances in their respective regions.
The group was targeting a gathering at Kololo airstrip where the National Resistance Movement Party candidate Yoweri Museveni was addressing his final rally. The other was targeting supporters of Forum for Democratic Change candidate Dr Kizza Besigye in Nakawa division.
Geoffrey Drani, one of the affected presiding officers, says during their recruitment, Electoral Commission promised to pay them Shillings 60,000 and polling assistants Shillings 40,000 . He however, says they were shocked this morning to receive appointment letters showing that they will receive Shillings 20, 000 each day.
Legal Brains Trust says that the ban has no legal foundation, is unrealistic, and violates the fundamental rights of the voters. It further argues that mobile phones and cameras are used at polling stations world over for purposes of advancing democratic elections.