Franklin Draku and Damali Mukhaye
Police and other security agencies in Fort Portal City in Western Uganda have blocked FDC presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat from leaving Jopalz hotel where he slept.
Amuriat who was yesterday driven out of four districts spent the night at Jopalz Hotel outside the city, from where he was supposed to proceed to Kitagwenda and other districts for his final campaign in the region.
However, as soon as he entered the hotel, police and the army surrounded it, barring those who were inside from getting out and no one was also allowed to enter the premises.
In the morning, the hotel staff who had reported for duty were denied access to their workplace. More than 100 security forces have been deployed to bar Amuriat from leaving the premises.
Edison Tinkansimire, the manager of the hotel said he was surprised to see his premises cordoned off.
Joseph Ajuna Daka, the FDC candidate for Fort Portal City Central Division MP seat has condemned the act.