Police in Arua City on Saturday dispersed supporters of Jackson Atima,
who were marching in town.
Atima, the chairman chamber of commerce Arua and former contestant
in the Arua Municipality Parliamentary by-elections is seeking to contest as MP
for Arua Central Division.
The more than 50 supporters who were carrying posters of Atima and
President Museveni were intercepted by police as they approached near the Central
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However, Atima denied organizing the youths to march in the town.
He, however, criticised the police for blocking his supporters who were
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The Resident City Commissioner Arua City Nahori Oya said the actions
of the youths were illegal because they did not inform the police. He also warned
candidates intending to contest to wait for guidelines from the Electoral Commission
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Following the operationalization of Arua City, many aspirants for
Parliamentary seats in the city are already secretly mobilizing supporters.