Police insist opposition is planning to use petrol bombs, burn tyres to disrupt Museveni’s swearing in

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Police has insisted that elements in the opposition are planning to carry out several disruptive activities ahead of the swearing-in of President-elect, Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni which is slated for May 12 at the Kololo Independence Grounds.  The ceremony marks the climax of the Presidential Election.

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said that though there are no specific threats directed towards the swearing in ceremony, they anticipate disruptive activities, such as the use of petrol bombs, acts of sabotage, blocking roads, burning tyres and other disruptive activities. 

He claimed that their Joint Intelligence Components continue to gather information surrounding the would be perpetrators. 

“We are monitoring some of the disgruntled supporters who continue with their usual rhetoric of threats to violence.  But we have since established that most of their threats do not pose any serious risk of violence,” said Enanga.

In addition, Enanga revealed that their Joint Operation Command Centres across the country, are fully alert, with the relevant intel, operative and investigative components; operating 24/7. 

Source – Matooke Republic

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