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Byline: John Njoroge
After being arrested and charged three times in two weeks over his participation in the walk-to-work campaign, protesting high fuel and commodity prices, FDC leader Kizza Besigye was sent to prison yesterday afternoon by a Kampala magistrate.
Dr Besigye, who marks his 55th birthday today, was forcibly removed from Mulago Road and bundled into a police van and driven at break-neck speed to Wandegeya Police Station under heavily-armed guard.
Plain-clothed and uniformed security made the mid-morning arrest near the Mulago roundabout. The opposition leader was later driven to Nabweru Court in Bwaise, northwest of …