The Bufumbira South County Member of Parliament, Samuel Kwizera Bitangaro has been released on police bond.
Hon. Bitangaro was arrested on Friday evening for allegedly holding a political rally contrary to the Covid-19 preventive directives.
His arrest yesterday sparked protests from his supporters who stormed Kisoro police station demanding for his release.
Inspector of Police Elly Maate, the police spokesperson for Kigezi region who declined to reveal the charges slapped against Bitangaro said that the legislator wasexpected to report back to the police after his release last evening as investigations go on. IP Maate speaking…..
In June, the Electoral Commission banned open-air campaign rallies to prevent the spread of COVID-19. END