“Lugwire always makes night briefs to prepare the campaign agents ahead of our field door to door campaigns. But midway his daily routine, three men donning military jackets stormed the gate and forcefully opened his vehicle before speeding off with him in an unidentified vehicle,” he said.
According to the President of the Association Moses Muhangi, four boxers are missing and their whereabouts unknown. They include Coach Robinson Mudde Ntambi, the Former UBO World Super Flyweight Champion who was reportedly picked from his home, Michael Kiiza a boxer and sports trainer at Mengo Social Centre, Joseph Lubega who participated in the 2004 Olympics and Robert Mukasa.
Amuriat who was accessing Jinja district through Kamuli route, met resistance from security personnel in Buwolelo trading center and after minutes of verbal exchange, he was arrested and taken to an undisclosed location.
Unlike usual operations where only two traffic officers are seen manning the Nalufenya check point, today there are scores of armed Uganda People's’ Defense Forces-UPDF personnel, general duty police officers and field force police unit personnel.
The suspects, who were paraded at Gadaffi barracks this morning, confessed to owning army uniforms denied being in possession of firearms. Edwin Mawanda, the Jinja Zone UPDF spokesperson, says the suspects have been terrorising people in Kamuli, Luuka and Jinja district.
At Makerere Yellow primary school, over 30 police personnel, as many as 10 Uganda Police and other security persons have been deployed to ensure smooth conduct of tallying process of election results in the Kawempe NRM elective district.