45 polling agents of Mathias Walukagga have been arrested. They
were arrested last night at the home of Walukagga in Maya Sub County Wakiso
District. Walukagga is vying for the Kyengera Mayoral seat on the National
Unity Platform-NUP ticket.
The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire
said the operation followed information that the group of people had gathered
at the musician's home in big numbers.
“The operation was as a result of information from a group of
people who had gathered at the musician's home for a reason not yet known, “said
Some of the identified suspects include Nakabaale John, Nakalanzi,
Jagwe, Kabwama Sefu, Kimuli Fred, Muhamudu Kagimu, and Nakitende Margret among
Sources at Natete police station said that the suspects will be
charged for doing negligent acts likely to spread infection of a disease.
Addressing journalists at his home, Walukagga said that all
arrested people were his polling agents who were supposed to protect his votes.
He added that the arrest of his agents was politically motivated.
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He claims that the raid was led by the incumbent mayor, Hajji Abdul Kiyimba, an allegation Kiyimba has denied. Last month, Kiyimba lost the Bukoto South
Constituency MP race to NUP’s Twaha Kagabo.