People in Kasese have again experienced Fresh gunshots for about 20 minutes as the King was being arrested.
According to the news reaching us indicate that the Rwenzururu King Omusinga Mumbere Charles Wisely Iremangoma was arrested and air lifted to Kampala by a helicopter.
This incident happened on Sunday afternoon at Buhikira royal Palace in Kasese.
Several arrests have been made have been made following the unrest in Kasese including the Rwenzururu queen mother Nyabaghole Agnes Ithungu was detained at Rwenzori regional police headquarters in Fort portal- Kabarole district for a number of hours and later released after interrogations.
“The situation has worsened, We are all hiding under the beds, we have not yet stepped beyond our compound since yesterday, police deployment is everywhere and they are firing bullets at their wish.” said Patrick Baluku aresident of Kidodo zone a Kasese municipality suburb.
About 55 people have so far been killed since the unrest sparked off in Kasese on Saturday morning.
police also says that 15 other local leaders have also been arrested.