Ugandan police arrested the opposition candidate and several members of his Forum for Democratic Change party for saying the government's official preliminary vote numbers, which put the current president on track to win a fifth term, are fraudulent.
VICE News is on the ground in Uganda, where voters are frustrated by delays in delivering ballot papers for today's election and concerned over whether the process is "free and fair."
Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was hauled off by police during a rally in Kampala on Monday, three days before national elections set for Thursday.
Dr. Kizza Besigye reportedly took the wrong road to his campaign rally and was held by police, sparking a day of unrest throughout Kampala as his supporters and security forces clashed in the streets.
The country is ramping up security efforts as 71-year-old incumbent Yoweri Museveni seeks a fifth term as the East African country's president.
President Museveni claimed he would gladly leave politics, but says his people don't want him to step down.