On Thursday, Police Officers from Kampala and Luweero district commanded by District Police Commander Benson Byaruhanga raided the shrine belonging to James Lutwama a resident of Kikasa in Katikamu sub county.
These projects will be situated in Sino Uganda Mbale Industrial Park and Liao Shan Industrial Park located in Kapeeka, Nakaseke district. The investment projects were announced during the second Uganda China Investment and Trade Corporation Conference held today at Hotel Africana, Kampala.
Tension started after Police commanded by Admjumani District Police Commander Simon Shamshangira told the residents to disembark from their vehicles for registration prompting leaders of the group to reject the demand saying they would rather be killed on board.
Jane Avur Pacutho the Woman MP Pakwach then asked the group to leave the room. She said they werent in position to meet the group without their team leader. She asked the activists to write formally to Parliament if they want to present their views.
Maj. Gen. Charles Otema, the Reserve Force Commander has been accused of violent land evictions in Nwoya with a witness telling the Land Commission that the army officer boasted of having government blessing to act as he pleased.
The Leader of Opposition, Betty Aol Ochan threatened to mobilize the masses from the constituencies of the jailed MPs to demonstrate, should Government fail to provide a satisfactory account on the fate of the MPs immediately and release them unconditionally.
The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says police also recovered several machines that were being used to print the forged national Identity cards and also sealed off some of the shops as crime scenes.
Ayubu Madoi, the Chairperson Mbale Central Market, says he received a letter from the town clerk last month notifying him about the proposed installation of the mast on the market building, a proposal that was rejected by the vendors.
Besigye disclosed that they have set up a team of lawyers to help secure the freedom of all those under detention and attend to their health as well to be coordinated by Kampala City Lord Mayor, Elias Lukwago.
As a result, police swung into action and started firing teargas to disperse the protesters and open the road leading to running battles. Some of the protesters fled to Kifumbira slums where they regrouped and returned to the road. Other people ran to safety in Kamwokya Mosque.