Kabuleta, who was scheduled to hold his campaign rally at Masindi Booma grounds in Masindi town on Sunday, was received by hundreds of his supporters including Boda-Boda riders who met him at Kijura trading center, about 1 km away from Masindi town.
blocked the campaign rally of independent presidential candidate, Joseph
Kabuleta in Masindi district accusing him of flouting the campaign guidelines.
Kabuleta, who was scheduled to hold his campaign rally at Masindi
Booma grounds in Masindi town on Sunday was received by hundreds of his
supporters including Boda-Boda riders who met him at Kijura trading center,
about 1 km away from Masindi town.
He was intercepted by police led by Masindi District Police
Commander, Vincent Irama as he tried to move to the street leading to Masindi
Central Market for lunch before proceeding to Masindi Boma grounds.
ordered Kabuleta to stop in vain forcing them to grab him and force him back
into his vehicle to the chagrin of his supporters. This prompted police to use teargas to disperse them.
to Irama, Kabuleta deviated from the agreed guidelines and was instead holding a
procession in Masindi town in disregard of the COVID-19 preventive guidelines. However,
Kabuleta insisted that he hadn’t broken any law.
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Kabuleta decided to cancel the rally and continued waving to the people as police
escorted him out of Masindi town. He
told his supporters that he decided to cancel the rally to save them from being
teargassed and shot by the police.
He asked the people of Masindi to vote for him so that he
can liberate them financially, saying Bunyoro is still backward in terms of
roads, Education and household incomes among other things.
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Kabulet’s supporters criticized police for blocking him from addressing them
and vowed to vote for him since he is a native of Bunyoro.