Tension is rising in Mbale city, ahead of Hon.Robert Sentamu Kyagulanyi’s visit later on today.
Traffic has come to a standstill as Police engages and tries to disperse ardent People Power supporters. Throngs of people have hit the streets of Mbale to welcome Mr Sentamu, who also serves as Head of the political movement aimed at creating political and socio-economic awareness amongst Ugandans.
Hon.Kyagulanyi was set to appear on a local radio station for a talk show.
Police has since gone ahead to arrest the supporters mostly comprising of the youth donning the popular movement “red beret”.
The Red beret was included on the list of insignia and attire on top of being designated as military attire by the Government of Uganda.
This is not the first time the youthful legislator has had run ins with the authorities.