is high among residents of Masanafu in Rubaga Division in Kampala because of anonymous letters
dropped by unidentified people threatening to harm them.
anonymous letters written in Luganda warn residents to get ready even when they
leave in houses with perimeter walls.
“Namwe Tujja Tujja
Mwetegeke Tujja Esawa Yona Mubere Bulindara Wano Twagala 100,” reads part of
The residents now enter their houses early enough to
avoid being caught unawares by the attackers.
Masanafu comprises Kinoonya zone with over 10,000 people and Bukuluugi zone with 15,000 people according to
the recent census by the local
Sepiriya Kabuuka the LC 1 Chairman Kinoonya zone in Masanafu, says that the anonymous
letters particularly singled out Erina Luyiga and another resident only identified as Hajjati as the first targets of the attack.
He, however, called
for calm from residents, saying that they have
the capacity to handle the situation in conjunction with the police.
//Cue in: "Ekisoka abantu
Cue out:….Ekipapula ekiral,”//
Madina Nansereko, who has a restaurant in the area, says that she
is worried because of the threats
since several people in Masaka have lost their lives in machete attacks.
“Abantu tulina business
Cue out:…Oba on oba oli,"//
Henry Mwesige, the Masanafu Bukuluugi zone chairman, suspects that jobless youths are behind the anonymous
//Cue in: "Tulina abaana"
Cue out:….Kolera Masanafu,"//
The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson,
Luke Owoyesigire, says they received information about the anonymous letters,
adding that similar letters were dropped in Nabbingo.
He has urged residents to stay calm, saying
police will contain the situation.
//Cue in: "Kumbeera yebibaluwa….
Cue out: Mu kitundu kyabwe,"///
According to Owoyesigire, plans intends to step up operations around Kampala in
general especially during curfew time.