Thursday, May 31, 2018

UGANDA: Rukungiri elections updates


FDC's former contestant for Rwampara Constituency in Mbarara district Vincent Kyamadidi has been arrested on charges related to election rigging.

An eye witness in Nyarushanje Sub County says Kyamadidi has reportedly been found dishing out money to voters and inciting violence.

The O.C Nyarushanje police station I.P Edith Nanteza has confirmed the arrest. Nateza says, the 2016 Parliamentary Election loser was arrested from Sayuni SDA Church polling station in Bihambiro  LCI. Bunono parish. Details to follow.

Meanwhile voting continues smoothly in most parts of the district.

Rogers Mulindwa
[05-31, 6:36 AM] Asiimwe: Someone tell Mulindwa that we won't be diverted by those press statements🙃

[05-31, 6:36 AM] Tumwesigye: Hon Kyamadidi arrested from Nyarushanje where FDC had deployed him to guard votes.He is at Rukungiri Police Station.
.He joins former Chairperson of Rukungiri District Owek. Athanasius Rutaroh, Henry Matagari the local Political Assistant of Hon.Paula Turyahikayo
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