Ugandan opposition leader charged with incitement

Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:32pm GMT

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was charged in court on Monday with engaging in riotous beahviour and inciting violence after he was arrested during protests over rising food and fuel prices.

Besigye was released on bail pending the hearing of the case.

<p>Uganda's Forum for Democratic Change leader Kizza Besigye sits on the back of a police pick-up truck after he was arrested at Kasangati suburb of the capital Kampala, April 18, 2011. Ugandan opposition leader Besigye was arrested on Monday during a protest against high food and fuel prices in the capital Kampala, police said. REUTERS/James Akena</p>
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