By Henry D Gombya in London and Nkonge I Kaggwa in Kampala
A plot to arrest Uganda’s most known opposition figures on trumped-up charges of treason and using a fictitious terrorist threat against the opposition has today been revealed here in London. Those on the list include, among others, top opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye and the use of a terror threat to cause mayhem in Kampala during which many more opposition figures would be rounded up and detained while Kampala is closed down.
These revelations were made by Gen David Sejusa who leads the opposition Free Uganda while in exile in London. In a message he has sent to the Ugandan opposition, Gen Sejusa who knows all about government intelligence reports and who clearly still has informers within the Ugandan government to tell him what is going on, said the plan to arrest Dr Besigye and other opposition figures is part of a plan by the Museveni government to disrupt and possibly stop a three-day opposition National Consultation on Free and Fair Elections conference set to take place at Hotel Africana in Kampala from Monday 24 November 2014.
He said he had received information that the Museveni government was ‘frantically’ making efforts to try and disrupt this conference in order to stop it from taking place. He said: