Mbwatekamwa has been released on police bond after spending five hours in custody.
Hon. Mbwatekamwa at Bushenyi Police Station
Kasambya County Member of Parliament
(MP) Mbwatekamwa Gaffa has been released on police bond after spending five hours
in custody at the Bushenyi Central Police Station.
Mbwatekamwa was arrested
shortly after he had donated an ambulance to Kakanju Health Center III in
Kakanju Sub County on Sunday.
Bushenyi District Police Commander Joel
Komakech confirmed that Mbwatekamwa had been arrested and charged and later released on bond.
"Yes he was arrested and we have
released him on police bond,” said Komakech. He said that Mbwatekamwa was not arrested
from the venue where he donated his ambulance but from a different location.
//Cue in: “he was not…
Cue out: …different location now.”//
Mbwatekamwa refuted allegations that he was arrested
from a different location saying he only tried to walk away from the venue when they stopped him.
He is among the people who have
expressed interest to unseat the Igara West Member of Parliament and Minister