Wednesday March 21 2012

Besigye, Lukwago, Nabilah detained

By Abdu Kiyaga

Opposition FDC leader, Dr Kizza Besigye, and Kampala Woman MP Nabilah Nagayi Ssempala have been arrested along Ben Kiwanuka Street, together with the Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago. Besigye and Nabilah had accompanied Lukwago on a tour of St. Balikuddembe market where Lukwago was scheduled to address vendors.

The three were arrested after attracting a crowd on their way to Arua Park. Police used tear gas to disperse the crowd that had collected around Besigye's vehicle.

Besigye was whisked off to an unknown place, while Nabilah and Lukwago have been taken to CPS.

Details to follow…