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Several Traders Arrested in Kampala after an Attack on President Musevini’s Farm

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Several traders have been arrested in Kampala city suburbs after armed men stormed President Museveni home and Farm in Kisozi killing one.

The Inspector General of Police Gen. Kayihura is last week said to have ordered for the arrest several traders in Kiyemba, Nakasero, Kisenyi and Goodshade in Kampala implicated by the suspects as investigations continue to find out the real motive that led them to raid the president’s farm.

According to one of the policemen who preferred not to be named in the story because he’s not authorized to speak to the media, said that seven men armed with rifles 10/12/2016 raided the home, killed one guard and also stole barbed wire worth about Shs500 million that was going to be used re-fence sections of the President’s farm. After the incident, it is reported that Police chief, Gen. Kale Kayihura massively deployed at both Museveni and Sejusa’s farms and is occasionally spotted there physically getting briefed

The assailants; Umaru Mugwerwa, Ayimbiisibwe Coreb, Yokana Muanguzi, Semugenyi Geremiya, Sserwadda Charles and Irititwe Goldwinewere  were arrested loading the President’s property onto Toyota vehicles, number plate UAY 127S and UAV 340M.

While at police station the accused denied the charges despite having confessed upon arrest to the in-charge of investigations and intelligence at Gomba Police Station, Ms Doreen Kachwo that some cattle traders in Kampala had sent them to steal from the president’s farm; to also earn some money for survival.

In the twist of Events the accused however when committed to the Grade One Magistrate Court they begged the Sembabule magistrate Ms Doreen Ajuna to plead on their behalf for the president’s forgiveness.

It should be noted that, President Museveni has had his holidays in this huge Kisozi farm which is located about 100 kilometers west of Kampala, and boasts of an array long-horned cattle. He likes to take visiting heads of state mostly President Kagame of Rwanda and foreign dignitaries there for talks and excursions.

It will remembered as the place where Museveni held various meetings with mostly the youth who supported former Premier Rt Hon Amama Mbabazi who was contesting against him after the two bitterly fell out.

 

 

 

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