Presidential candidate Besigye arrested


FDC candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye has been arrested in Kampala.

He is being held at Kira Road Police Station.

Besigye was Monday campaigning in Kampala.

His first rally was in Kamwokya outside the city.

Towards midday, followed by his supporters, Besigye made his way to the city centre using Jinja road.

Police rushed and blocked his procession to Nasser road where he was supposed to make a stop over.

Besigye then moved out of his vehicle and tried to walk all the way to Nakasero market and Arua park.

Police and military intercepted him with tear gas and live bullets reportedly injuring a supporter.

Some of his supporters are also reported to have been arrested in the scuffle with police.

He is charged with disobeying police orders and causing chaos in the city.

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