Kizza Besigye Arrested

FDC Icon Rtd. Col Dr Kizza Besigye has been arrested by police outside Jinja Magistrates Court.

Eye witnesses say he was denied access to court premises and as the scuffle ensued, he was teargassed and whisked away by police to unknown destination.

Kizza Besigye and other Kasese MPs were at Jinja Magistrates court to attend a court session where the Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere is being tried.

The Rwenzururu king was arrested and charged with murder after UPDF/ Police raided the palace and over 100 people were killed.

The raid on the palace was to dismantle and disarm the King’s royal guards who were believed to be militia that is being commanded by the king.

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