Soldiers grab voter registers from Electoral Commission

This representational photo taken on February 19, 2020 shows residents verifying their particulars in the national voters’ register at Wabigalo Community Centre in Makindye Division, Kampala, on . PHOTO/FILE/ABUBAKER LUBOWA.

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  • Both Opposition and the ruling NRM party officials accused the army of meddling in elections and intimidating their supporters at the polling stations.

Soldiers of Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and other security operatives yesterday grabbed voter registers from a number of polling agents in Entebbe Municipality and took over management of the mayoral elections.

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