Uganda’s Opposition Leader Kizza Besigye Arrested After Alleging Fraud In Elections

February 22, 2016 11:27 AM

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Uganda’s Opposition Leader Kizza Besigye Arrested After Alleging Fraud In Elections

Uganda’s opposition leader Kizza Besigye was arrested Monday while he tried to leave his house after being placed under house arrest since Friday, the Associated Press (AP) reported. The latest detention is the fourth in eight days for Besigye and comes after he lost to long-time President Yoweri Museveni in the elections last week.

The AP report added that Besigye, who had alleged that the voting was rigged, had planned to visit the election commission’s headquarters in Kampala on Monday in an effort to get more details on the results of the election held Thursday. The commission had announced that Museveni won the election wi...

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