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    Plan To Forcefully Inject Whoever Is Arrested – Dr. Besigye Reveals Plot To Forcefully Examine For Malaria, Tuberculosis And HIV/Aids Of Anyone Taken To Police…



    Dr. Kizza Besigye

    Four-time presidential candidate, Dr. Kizza Besigye has revealed that there is a plot to forcefully examine whoever is arrested.

    Dr. Besigye made these remarks while appearing at Buganda Road court today for the hearing of his case of inciting the public during his demos against rising commodity prices.

    Besigye revealed that two weeks ago, there was an illegal scheme requiring whoever is arrested and taken to a police station, to be subjected to forceful examination for malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDs.

    He added, “What this means is that they will forcefully inject whoever is arrested now around Uganda. We all know what that means. These kinds of criminal projects must be opposed with a force that they deserve by every citizen of our country.

    “Am yet to hear what parliament says about such things that are pronounced in broad-day light. So, the struggle continues,” he said.

    Dr. Besigye and his counterpart, Lubega Samuel Mukaku are charged for rallying Ugandans to strike over skyrocketing commodity prices.

    Upon arrest in July this year, the duo was dragged by police to Central Police Station (CPS) where they were detained.

    Upon appearing at Buganda Road court, the duo was charged with inciting violence and taken back to prison.

    They were later granted cash bail of Shs.2.5m each and ordered not to make any public comments about the case until its hearing is complete.

    When the matter resumed today at Buganda Road court, Dr. Besigye vowed that he will not stop mobilising Ugandans to fight for their freedom.

    Besigye said, “As you have seen these cases are intended to harass, intimidate, inconvenience, exhaust in all ways including financially those who have a different view from those of the regime that is in charge of Uganda.

    “This has nothing to do with crime, this is just politics as I’m sure the case is beginning to show.”

    Besigye added that the vehicles that were taken from them absolutely have nothing to do with the charges they face because a vehicle cannot incite violence.

    “But this being politics cannot deter us because indeed what we are pursuing are political goals of having freedom for the country and all citizens and indeed to share equally the opportunities that our great country provides. So, we shall not be deterred by this kind of harassment, we shall continue challenging them.”

    Besigye cautioned the whole country to be concerned about the justice in Uganda.

    “Today, a young man of 37 years died, Jakana Nadduli who just a short while ago was kidnapped by security people, tortured and kept in illegal detention for long. Nobody has been produced in court of law for those offences, kidnap, illegal detention and torture yet he was released in bad condition and his dead.”

    He divulged that the country must demand justice not just for Jakana but for the whole country knowing that if they don’t demand justice for those like Jakana, they are sentencing themselves also.


    During the court hearing, defence lawyer, Erias Lukwago asked court to release the accused’s cars that were confiscated by CPS adding that they will help them come to court the next time they have a hearing to attend.

    State Attorney, Mr. Kyazze Ivan however noted that to agree to that, he needs to consult his supervisor first who is not around.

    “Your Worship I will need to, first of all, consult my supervisor about it and then return with feedback,” he said.

    When he was asked the period of time in which he is to bring feedback, Kyazze noted that he would do that in two weeks since his supervisor is not in the country.

    Buganda road Magistrate, Asuman Muhumuza later adjourned the hearing to 31st October, 2022.


    By Kalamira Hope



    Security On High Alert After Sunday ADF-Linked Bomb Blast Near Uganda, DR Congo Border



    Uganda security agencies have been put on high alert after a bomb linked to the Allied Democratic Forces – ADF went off yesterday near Uganda, Congo border.

    The incident in the Eastern DRC happened at Pentecostal Church in Lhubirira, an immediate town located 4kms after Mpondwe border point. At least 10 people died on the spot and 47 others suffered injuries.

    “The terror attack shows that terrorism can occur any time and anywhere, and further reminds us all of the terrorist threats that we face as a country. Because of the existing threat environment, our Joint Counter terror task teams from CMI, Crime Intelligence, Counter terrorism, CID in coordination with territorial units, continue to operate with a heightened state of readiness. It is approximately, 425days, since the double terror task at CPS and Kampala Avenue that have led to several investigations, multiple arrests and recovery of an assortment of dangerous weapons. So far, 18 guns have been recovered, 1 PK gun and 116 PK rounds, 1 pistol, 7 IEDs, 21 electronic detoriators, 52 explogel explosives, 2 Axel blades, 2 emulsion explosives, an assortment of bomb making materials, walkie talkies, mobile phones, 185 other types of ammunition, and motorcycles etc. In addition, a total of 57 suspects (terrorists and rebels) have been arrested,” Police Spokesperson who doubles as the Joint Security Spokesman told the media in Kampala on Monday.

    And while those disruptive operations present a positive step in securing the safety of Ugandans, Enanga says that “there is still work to identify ADF cells of agents, collaborators, operatives and sponsors within the country.”

    “Several measures have also been put in place, to avert any hostile infiltrations and attacks at Mpondwe border and all other crossing points. For instance, we have stopped the movement of cargo and passenger boats across Lake Albert, intensified patrols in Bugoma forest and across the borderlines, bolstered security at major installations, markets and parking yards, and intensified intelligence on several targets among others,” he said.

    Enanga, however, asked the public not to be alarmed “by these steps because it is meant for their safety.”

    “We would like to further remind the public that the threats of terrorism are real, especially on soft targets, which are many and sometimes difficult to defend, especially restaurants, markets, shopping centres, public transportation hubs like taxi and bus parks, places of worship and other crowded places etc. as a result, we call upon the public to be extra alert and vigilant, as they go about their activities. Remember, the best defence against any terrorist threats is our collective community effort. Once again, please be alert but not alarmed. And report any suspicious behaviour or activity to the nearest police unit or security agency.”


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    City Babe Who Offered Room For Cousin & Her Boyfriend Arrested For Double Murder



    The police are investigating circumstances under which two young adults died in a fire at Jinja-Nabweru on Thursday evening.

    The deceased have been identified as Patricia, 24, and Kajumba, 27.

    Findings show that the lovers visited Suzan Keitesi, 24; a cousin of Patricia on Thursday morning. Keitesi is a resident in an apartment at Jinja Kawempe Zone A, Jinja Kawempe Ward in Nabweru Division.

    However, the pair were found dead on Thursday evening in a suspicious manner, while Keitesi was rushed to a nearby clinic and later Kawempe hospital for first aid. She was later discharged that day.

    Suspecting foul play, detectives attached to Kawempe Police Station interacted with Keitesi on her hospital bed. Her statement looked uncoordinated. She has been detained as further investigations continue.

    Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says Patricia and her boyfriend are suspected to have been murdered.

    “We have reserved the scene for further examination by officials from National Building Review Board, UMEME, and other stakeholders, to ascertain the exact cause of the fire. 

    Whereas the tenant had a gas cooker, it was in a store and it remained intact,” Owoyesigyire said. “We have however arrested Kaitesi Suzan on allegations of Murder as investigations continue.”



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    Aponye MD Harold Byamugisha Still Missing – Security



    Police are searching for the Managing Director of Aponye Uganda Limited who went missing on Sunday night.

    Harold Byamugisha is said to have left home on Sunday dressed casually, promising his wife that he was to return.

    “The wife says he left home in a yellow shirt and white shorts. She said he called her around 11pm and informed her that he could return home in 20 minutes. He didn’t return,” Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire told the media yesterday.

    Byamugisha’s family has also put up an announcement, promising a Shs5m reward to anyone who can help them find him.

    “He was last seen in Ntinda on Sunday…driving his motor vehicle, a Range Rover, white in colour number UBF 017D. This is to inform the general public that whoever has any idea of his whereabouts, please call us on 0775363017, 07770611435 or report to the nearest police station. A reward of Shs5m is available,” the notice reads in part.

    But while reports emerged Friday morning that he had been found, security sources say Byamugisha is yet to be found.

    “He called us yesterday and said he is okay. But the wife who reported the case hasn’t physically seen him,” a security source said.

    Owoyesigyire says Byamugisha is still missing.

    “To us, he is still missing,” he said. “So, we are still looking for him and he is not safe and sound like he said.”


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