Ugandan presidential challenger arrested after polls: party

Kizza Besigye arrives at a polling station to vote in his home town of Rukungiri, 400 km west of Kampala on February 18, 2016Uganda’s top presidential challenger Kizza Besigye was arrested Friday for a third time in a week, as a chaotic election stretched into a second day. “Kizza Besigye has been arrested from our HQ and taken to (an) unknown location,” his Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party said. Police on Friday surrounded the FDC headquarters in the capital’s Najjanankumbi district, firing tear gas at crowds of opposition supporters.

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