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Museveni vows to deal with ‘NRM crooks’ after violence, voter bribery in party polls

Museveni vows to deal with ‘NRM crooks’ after violence, voter bribery in party polls: Museveni vows to deal with ‘NRM crooks’ after violence, voter bribery in party polls:

President Museveni, also chairman of the ruling National Resistance Movement condemns acts of voter bribery and other malpractices in Friday’s party polls. However CiC vows to deal with “the crooks” involved in the malpractices.

“We should not allow crooks to pollute our massive force that you saw on friday. Down with crooks,” he wrote. “I am not Tanga Odoi! but my entering from the criminal side, which is my Constitutional duty as President, will help Tanga Odoi. Help us with the facts,” the President notes.

Violence and voter bribery marred most of the NRM polls as big shots lost some key constituencies.

On Saturday, the Minister Mwesigwa Rukutana in Ntungamo was arrested, for involving in a shooting incident.

The NRM Electoral Commission was forced to postpone elections for Mawogola West and Mawogola North in Ssembabule district. More so in the other parts of the country after fighting between rival camps escalated.

Museveni vows to deal with ‘NRM crooks’ after violence, voter bribery in party polls
Museveni vows to deal with ‘NRM crooks’ after violence, voter bribery in party polls
Minister Evelyne Anite

Following the process of voting on Friday, Minister Evelyne Anite is spiting fire to her opponent Dr. Ayume for rigging votes. She alleges Ayume for bringing voters from South Sudan and involving young people also to vote.

Further more she says that her supporters want the president to intervene and they are designing a letter for him. My voters want a re-election if not no votes for NRM and Museveni. Lastly they want the area DPC to give him transfer because is the source of this, she continues.

And in Isingiro district three people have lost their lives in electoral violence. The dead are Wilber Nkabadiho, Musa Bright, and Gordon Muhumuza. The running battle lasted for two hours that saw police fire teargas, live bullets to disperse voters.

But according to Tanga Odoi the party electoral chairman vows to suspend, disqualify candidates and results from violent places. And these include Isingiro, Ntungamo, Koboko and others. He adds that the shooting by minister Rukutana is not the first incident but is to face it rough, he notes.

However, Sara Opendi says that Tanga Odoi is accountable for every confusions that are on going. She says he is the one calling presiding officers to manipulate results. Odoi is just splitting the NRM party, she adds.

Also Read: ARRESTED: Minister Rukutana in shooting incident as Ntungamo NRM poll violence escalates

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