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Three Police Commanders Arrested Over Ndeeba Church Demolition

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the police officers were picked up for failure to provide security to Church properties.
Three police commanders have arrested for failure to stop the demolition of St. Peter's Church of Uganda, Ndeeba in the wee hours of Monday morning. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the police officers were picked up for failure to provide security to Church properties.  

They are David Epedu, the Katwe Divisional Police Commander, Mugira Yeko Kato, the Officer in Charge of Ndeeba Police Station and Isabirye Kaloli, the Kampala Metropolitan South Region Field Force Unit-FFU Commander. According to Onyango, the officers have been charged with neglect of duty.

Onyango also reveals that they have picked up eleven suspects in connection to the incident. They are Mohammad Kawooya, Muniru Bbosa, Amza Kiberu, Abbasi Mutebi, Ali Bulega, Simon Matovu, Ali Kalika, Andrew Mujuzi, Badru Ssekito, John Isirinya and Bashir Maruti.  

Onyango says the suspects are currently locked up at Katwe Police Station on charges of malicious damage to properties. He also reveals that police recovered motor vehicles Registration number UAY 796N loaded with metals and excavator registration number UBG 682Q.  

“We want to warn the general public who are planning to evict people during this period of COVID19 that they risk being arrested and charged in courts of law if they go ahead with their intentions,” said Onyango.