By Watchdog reporter
Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) parliamentary candidate for Kamuli Municipality seat Salaamu Proscovia Musumba has been arrested shortly after casting her vote.
This incident follows the police car that knocked Musumba‘s car something that provoked the candidate to attack the police thus her arrest.
Other FDC officials Hon. Wadri and Hon. Gonahasa have also been arrested.
However Musumba has vowed not to give up and will continue fighting for her votes until the declaration of results.
The by-election follows the nullification of Rehema Watongola’s 2016 victory over lack of academic qualifications.
This by-election has a total number of five candidates including, incumbent Rehema Watongola- a representative of the ruling National Resistance Movement – NRM party and Proscovia Salaamu Musumba, representing the opposition Forum for Democratic Change. The others are independent candidates Samuel Walujjo, Michael Kiboome and Prossy Naikoba Kanakutanda.
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