Military pours in Kampala as Mbabazi returns


Police has deployed and secured Entebbe road as former Prime Minister and presidential aspirant, Amama Mbabazi, returned to the country Monday.

Mbabazi was earlier expected in the country on Sunday prompting police to deploy heavily along the Kampala-Entebbe highway and nearby suburbs.

When he did return on Monday afternoon, he was escorted by police and his lawyers from Entebbe airport to Kampala.

Meanwhile, state poured regular police officers, anti-riot police, Counter Terrorism personnel, Military Police and Traffic Police officers in Kibuye along Entebbe road to “avert chaos”.

Reports say they even obstructed journalists from taking pictures of the former NRM Secretary General.


Amama and wife Jacqueline returning home

According to Inspector General of Police, Kale Kayihura, security forces were deployed after receiving information that some group is mobilising to cause chaos in the process of welcoming back Amama.

Mbabazi has been in the United Kingdom and the United States of America where he has given a number of interviews and speeches about his presidential bid.

He even hinted at a possible arrest saying he was not afraid.

His supporters have been arrested and detained ever since he was suspected of harbouring presidential ambitions with the last batch being eight youth picked from Kawempe this morning.

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