M7 Taunts Besigye At Heroes’ Day:

rx geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 115%;”>Speaking at the Heroes’ Day celebrations in Nakaseke on Sunday afternoon, for sale Museveni said the political stability especially in Kampala is due to relentless efforts by police and security organs that have contained Dr Besigye’s “chaos.”

“I can assure you Kampala is very secure because Besigye who used to disrupt the peace and stability has been contained,” said Museveni, shortly after presiding over the awarding of medals to selected heroes.

The heroes included UPDF political commissar, Col Felix Kulayigye, Mike Mukula and Minister Musa Ecweru.

“When Besigye attempted to disorganize Kampala we used teargas to tame him. He does not need bullets. Teargas can bring him to his knees,” Museveni boasted.

Museveni was referring to the walk-to-work protests led by Besigye in the aftermath of the 2011 presidential elections.


The violent political activities saw opposition members take on police and other security forces in running battles, protesting the increased cost of living.

Police used teargas and gunfire to disperse crowds.

President Museveni laid a wreath on a monument at Wakyato in memory of 796 victims slaughtered by the state agents and buried there.

Museveni praised the heroes who laid down their lives for the liberation struggle.

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