The opposition Forum for Democratic Change Party President, Kiiza Besigye has refused to record a statement at Wandegeya Police station.
He is now being taken to Nabweru Magistrates court.
Judith Nabakoba, the police spokesperson, says Besigye will be charged with holding illegal assembly.
Besigye was arrested this morning after a foiled attempt to launch the “walk to work” protests against the rising food and fuel prices.
Besigye left his home in Kasangati after a group of women pleaded with him to take his protests elsewhere. He drove his Lexus car and on approaching Kalerwe, he alighted and was joined by his supporters who cheered him on to walk to work.
Police however swung into action and fired tear gas to disperse his supporters. Besigye was surrounded by four plain clothed policemen, bundled onto the police pick up truck and taken to Wandegeya police station.
Vincent Ssekate, the deputy police spokesperson, says that Besigye was intercepted at Gayaza road round about when his supporters became rowdy and started creating chaos.
Besigye refused to record a statement and has been taken to Nabweru Magistrates court.
On Monday, Besigye was charged with inciting violence and released on bail.
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