More than 200 people were arrested by joint security forces on accusations of engaging in violence, voter bribery and damaging electoral materials.
Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said
yesterday that the suspects were arrested in the 174 election-related crimes
recorded across the country.
Enanga explains that only 23 out of the 223 suspects have been released on police bond, four others appeared in court, while the rest will be arraigned in various courts countrywide before this weekend.
CP Enanga on EC suspects;…
Police have broken the offences into 48
categories rotating around assault, voter bribery, impersonation, malicious
property damage, obstruction of voter material and obstructing electoral
The UPDF spokesperson, Brig Flavia Byekwaso, says that 20 people were shot and injured during the Masaka riots on Saturday.
Brig.Byekwaso said the deceased and injured were victims of stray bullets and warned people not to participate in riots.
Justice Simon Byabakama, the Chairman Electoral Commission declared Museveni winner with 58.64 percent whereas Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine scored 34.83 percent.
Brig Byekwaso added that the Army had two cases where civilians clashed with UPDF soldiers in Rakai and Lira. Also, UPDF soldiers arrested youth in Luzira and Bwaise with 3 kilograms of cannabis and hammers respectively. End .