PHOTOS: Lukwago Arrested Again

buy more about geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>At 1:00 pm, doctor Lukwago who was seated at the back seat of his Maroon Pajero with his deputy Sulaiman Kidandala and Makindye councilor Allan Ssewanyana, buy more about tried to access the main road before being intercepted by Police led by Sam Omara and Musa Walugembe.

At this time, police surrounded Lukwago’s car and demanded him to disembark and explain why he intended to address a rally which had already been disallowed by Police.

After a heated argument, Lukwago was forced out of his car.

“Why are you stopping me from proceeding with my journey? Have I done anything wrong?” he questioned Omara who had earlier informed him of the letter from the IGP stopping the rally that Lukwago was to address.

However, police’s advice to Lukwago not to proceed with his journey fell on deaf ears as he insisted on going to Katwe prompting police officers to arrest him before bundling him in a waiting truck.


Lukwago being forced into a police car

He was taken to an unknown destination.

Meanwhile, at Kasangati, police have besieged the home of former FDC president Kizza Besigye who was also expected to address the Katwe rally today.

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Ibin Ssenkumbi yesterday said the rally contravenes the Public Order Management Act.

According to the law that guides public assemblies, organisers should inform police at least three days before the function.

However, said Ssenkumbi, Police on Monday received the notice to hold the meeting on Wednesday “which is less than at least three days as stipulated in the Act.”

The embattled Mayor disembarks the car

Ssenkumbi further argued there is “no proof of consent by the premise owner and no indication of the expected number of people as per the Act.”

He ordered: “The Rally is therefore off until the provisions of the Act are complied with.”

Opposition figures have been moving around the country sensitising people on the need for electoral reforms ahead of the 2016 elections.

Omara pulling Lukwago out of the car

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