Salaamu Musumba at Kamuli Police Station. PHOTO/Donald Kiirya
Police in Kamuli have impounded Salaamu Musumba's car, a Land Cruiser UAQ 286M after it was found carrying sharp objects including knives, arrows and bow.
The operation was conducted by the director of operations Asuman Mugenyi.
Musumba the FDC candidate in the Kamuli Municipality by-election was held to record a statement.
They are accused of damaging one of a senior police officer's car while on duty.
The five-man contest one of the hotly contested by-elections is pitting NRM's Rehema Watongola against FDC's Salaamu Musumba. Others candidates are: Proscovia Naikoba Kanakutanda (Independent), Samuel Walugyo (Independent) and Mike Kiboome (Independent).
Court of Appeal ejected Watongola from Parliament for lack of minimum academic qualifications to become an MP.
Kamuli Municipality is made up of two sub-counties (divisions): Northern division and Southern division. The Municipality is located in the Eastern part of Uganda with 54 polling stations and 29,668 registered voters.