Gen Museveni also said Gen Katumba’s attackers who rode on two motorbikes encountered a traffic officer who tried to stop them as they fled the scene on the Kisota-Kulambiro Road in Kampala, but were able to escape because the officer was not armed.
“We haven’t arrested any suspect, but we simply identified few persons of interest to give us more information based on their knowledge about this incident, and we recorded their statement, and we don’t consider them as suspects, so the speculations should stop. Said Enanga.
Roadblocks have been mounted around all access roads in the precincts of the NUP offices and the main old Kira Road. No pedestrian, cyclist or vehicle is allowed to use the Old Kira Road stretch from Kamwokya to Bukoto, an area now surrounded by heavily armed police, local defence and military personnel.
The Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said that the consignments of several catapults made by factories were allegedly imported into the country by negative elements that are still plotting to cause violence in the country.
Kyagulanyi recently announced that he would lead peaceful demonstrations to challenge the abduction of NUP supporters, the trial of civilians in military courts, and the outcome of the January 14, presidential election, which gave Yoweri Museveni a win over 10 other presidential candidates.
Fred Enanga the police spokesperson said that there were circumstances that led to the delay in releasing the list to members of the public but noted that following a directive by the Speaker of Parliament, the Internal Affairs Minister would soon make the list public.
Commissioner of Police Fred Enanga who is also the forcespokesperson said the Joint task force has passed the directive to all District Police Commanders to start enforcing the guidelines of the media council that denies all unre-registered journalists covering campaigns and elections. Council Chair Ekoxchu any journalist who doesn't re-register faces criminal prosecution
The commissioner of police Fred Enanga who is the force spokesperson says that they have decided to suspend selling and buying fuel in Jerry cans at all fuel stations to foil arson manufacturing of petrol bombs
NUP supporters in Karamoja called for the resignation of the IGP following Kyagulanyi's arrest moments after he was nominated to contest for the presidency, on Tuesday. He is one of the 11 candidates nominated by the Electoral Commission to faceoff with the incumbent Yoweri Museveni.
Uganda Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga issued the ultimatum on Monday following last week’s security raid on the Kamwokya based headquarters of the National Unity Platform-NUP party to recover branding materials similar to that used by security forces.
Police says that the operation mounted by a joint security team on Wednesday aimed at retrieving military and police wear from the National Unity Platform-NUP offices. But during the operation, they also confiscated some branded materials.
On interrogation, the police officer lied to detectives that he was at his designated beat despite the investigations showing otherwise, while the security guard was found sleeping in his guard-post Enanga said
It is alleged that Ssebulime, who had a relationship with the deceased; Cathy Nakate, had taken her to the shrine for cleansing, alongside her four-year-old daughter. But, according to the police, Nakate was injured in the process of administering cleansing substances.