Jack Wamayi Wamanga, the Forum for Democratic Change aspirant for the Mbale Municipality bi-election, is accusing the ruling National Resistance Movement of planning to rig the bi- lections.
Wamayi says that his NRM counterparts are busy ferrying voters from Sironko to register them in the Municipality to participate in the polls.
Hundreds of people from Mafudu in Sironko district were last week ferried in minibuses up to the offices of the Electoral Commission in Mbale where the exercise to update the register was taking place.
The villagers who were later confronted by supporters of other aspirants said that they had come to change their polling stations.
They claimed to be residents of Mbale town but were formerly voting in rural constituencies.
The group was however tight-lipped on who had organized and transported them to the venue of the excericse.
But Jack Wamayi the FDC flag bearer says the group was brought by some NRM candidates who want to bolster their chances of winning the by-election.
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But Salim Kizindo, the Returning Officer of Mbale says he is not aware of the claim.
Kizindo advises Wamayi to file a complaint with the electoral commission so that it can be investigated.
The Mbale Municipality seat fall vacant in December, when the area MP, Wilfred Kajeke resigned his seat in parliament.