“The Police are glad to inform the public that Christopher Aine, who was wanted in connection to a case of assault occasioning grievous harm in Ntungamo District and also to answer court summons issued by the Chief Magistrates Court, Jinja, surfaced last evening, alive and in good health condition,” Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said in April 2016.
There was commotion in the city center this
morning when Christopher Aine, the former body guard of ex-prime minister,
Amama Mbabazi staged a protest for being jobless.
Aine, who was accompanied with two others, was holding a
sharp knife, saying he is unable to fend for his life. Police swung into
action and grabbed Aine who shouted that his parents and relatives died because
of President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
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colleagues accused government of corruption,
saying Museveni is surrounded by mafias. They said they are leaders for peace
and are launching their campaign for regime change.
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The Kampala Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said
preliminary investigations show that three took to the streets because of money.
The trio was grabbed from Constitutional Square and taken to Kampala Central
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Onyango cautioned the public against staging unlawful
protests, saying must channel their grievances using appropriate procedures.
He shot to the limelight in 2015 as the bodyguard of the then
presidential candidate, Amama Mbabazi when he wrestled down Busoga East
Regional Police Commander –RPC, Edgar Nabongho and his guards.
He was entangled in a scuffle between National Resistance
Movement –NRM supporters and those of his boss in Ntungamo District. Police
declared him a wanted criminal forcing him to go into hiding.
Later photos emerged on social media indicating that Aine had
been killed by state agents and his body dumped at Mulago hospital morgue. His
relatives visited the morgue but did not find his body.
Aine resurfaced at the home of Gen Salim Saleh claiming he
had been hiding in Tanzania.
“The Police are glad to inform the public that
Christopher Aine, who was wanted in connection to a case of assault occasioning
grievous harm in Ntungamo District and also to answer court summons issued by
the Chief Magistrates Court, Jinja, surfaced last evening, alive and in good health
condition,” Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said in April 2016.
Enanga said they were greatly relieved that Aine
had voluntarily handed over himself to security and indeed, through his public
interview putting shame to those who had along used cheap propaganda to
generate publicity over his disappearance, claiming he was in police custody
and while others insinuated that police had killed him.
told the media that all along he knew he was being hidden by state agents.
Joseph Kato is currently a Master's candidate at Makerere University. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication from Kampala International University, a Diploma in Journalism and he's also a graduate in Guidance and Counseling.