Uganda Police Goon Can Be Charming

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Some were punched kicked by police officers, before the cameras of local and international media. Several newspaper report that riots broke out in Kampala, the capital after Besigye was tossed into the back of an open van and whisked to a police station.

[Global: Uganda]

The Ugandan secret police thug who smashed the side windows of the vehicle carrying the major opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye also has a lighter side as his picture on his wedding day shows.

Arinaitwe Gilbert was no nonsense today though, using the butt of his pistol to smash up the car windows while his fellow goons sprayed liquid tear gas into the vehicle.

Dr. Besigye and his aides were then dragged out of the car and arrested. Some were sucker punched and kicked by police officers, before the cameras of local and international media. Several newspapers report that riots broke out in Kampala, the capital, after Dr. Besigye was tossed into the back of an open van and whisked to a police station with Arinaitwe clearly commanding the assault as the video shows.

The U.S.-backed Uganda dictator Yoweri K. Museveni is struggling to contain discontent following the presidential election of February 18 which he is widely believed to have stolen.

Ugandans witnessing assaults against pro-democracy marchers can send e-mail messages with information as well as photos and video images to milton@blackstarnews.com  and editor@blacktarnews.com  

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