Crime & Investigation

Gen Muntu, Fr Batanyenda Freed Without Charges

medical sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Gen Muntu and Fr. Batanyenda have been released with no charged pressed against them while Dr Kizza Besigye’s whereabouts are not yet known.

The two were arrested at Agaba Services Petrol Station by police led by the Kigezi Regional Police Commander, Olivia Rosemary Wawire, after police foiled the launching of the electoral reform rally.

The meeting that was supposed to take place at Hilltop hotel in Kabale could not kick off after the police occupied the hotel premises ordering the opposition activists to vacate the place.

After repeated attempts by Gen Muntu later called off the meeting and asked people to go back as they continue the struggle of traversing the whole country so as teach the people that there is need for electoral reforms.

The former FDC President, Besigye joined them at hotel Home Again on the main streets without the knowledge of the police but a midst cheers from FDC supporters.


“What is taking place will not stop us from fighting for electoral reforms,” Muntu said.

Meanwhile, as Muntu and Batanyenda were picked by police, Besigye was seen driving off at a breakneck speed and no one knows to where.

Bishop Zac Niringiye also escaped Kabale in a taxi en route to Mbarara in fear of being arrested by police.

Several people were expected to attend the meeting.

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