The police and military personnel have closed old Kira Road with Roadblocks at the Junction of Kyebando road and Kamwokya Market as police patrols and local defence units officers patrol the roads.
The Army and Police patrolling in Kamwokya
There is heightened police deployment in different parts of Kampala
as National Unity Platform Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi meets the
Chairperson of the Electoral Commission.
Following the violence during Kyagulanyi’s campaigns in Kayunga Mukono on Tuesday, Kyagulanyi
was forced to suspend his campaign trails and demanded to meet the EC
Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama over the continued harassment by security
On Tuesday several people including a police bodyguard attached to
Kyagulanyi were injured as the police and army fired teargas and rubber bullets
to disperse NUP supporters in Kayunga.
Kyagulanyi left Magere at his home at around 10:30 am and went to the NUP party
offices in Kamwokya, where he picked other party officials including Joel
Senyonyi the party spokesman, party legal lawyers, Asuman Basalirwa, and David
Lubongoya who is also the General Secretary.
However, Kyagulanyi did not allow his supporters to accompany them to the electoral commission.
The police and military personnel have closed old Kira Road with
Roadblocks at the Junction of Kyebando road and Kamwokya Market as police
patrols and local defence units officers patrol the roads.
URN also observed deployments in Kisekka Market, Wandegeya, Mulago
and parts of the Northern bypass and Jinja Road.
NUP supporters have also turned up in big numbers in Kamwokya waiting for
Kyagulanyi’s address after the meeting Justice Byabakama.