EU observers meet Besigye, gather election violence evidence  


Head of EU mission speaks to press


European Union election observers to Uganda have met FDC presidential candidate, Kizza Besigye, at his home in Kasangati.

After meeting with Besigye, EU observers expressed concern about Monday’s events in the country’s capital, Kampala.

Besigye was yesterday arrested twice, teargased, his supporters killed, others arrested and many more injured by police and military.

EU has expressed concerns on how police and other security agencies handled the FDC presidential candidate yesterday.

They were also concerned about the voters’ register promising to meet the electoral commission chairman, Eng Badru Kiggundu, on the matter.


EU observers at Besigye’s home

This week, EC was in the news over an inflated 20,000 ghost voters on the register.

The commission apologised and said it had removed the excess voters.

EU observers also say they are concerned about government militia aka crime preventers.

They said some laws have already been violated.

The chief observer EU election Observation mission in Uganda 2016, Edward Kukan, says that they are compiling reports as observers.

On Saturday, President Yoweri Museveni promised that elections would be free, fair and peaceful.

Uganda votes a new president on Thursday, February 18, 2016.

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