The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has withdrawn security from the home of former opposition Forum for Democratic Change candidate retired Col Dr. Kiiza’s Besigye in Kasangati. The withdrawal of force come a day after the Supreme Court declared the NRM candidate Yoweri Museveni was validly elected in the February 18th polls.
Besigye was placed under house arrest a day after the elections following reports that he was planning to declare his own results of the polls at the FDC headquarters in Najjanankumbi. Gen Kayihura has told the media in Kampala that Besigye’s house arrest was to prevent him from disrupting the electoral process that was going on that time. He adds that Besigye was sending out messages that were aimed at inciting the youth engages in violent activities.
Kayihura ordered the DPC Kasangati to withdraw all police barricades from the route heading to Col Besigye’s home