Crime & Investigation

FDC Youth Leader Arrested Over “Terrorism”


buy information pills geneva; font-size: small;”>Simon Rutarondwa, order alias Ruta, buy more about was picked by Intelligence personnel from Kampala on Tuesday night on charges of terrorism.

Formerly a youth leader in FDC, Ruta had spent in Norway as a political refugee for three years.

He returned to Uganda early this year to carry out personal businesses after behind-the-scenes negotiations with high ranking security officials.

In fact he was among the organisers of this year’s students’ Bazaar at Metropolitan Universal Business School (formerly Makerere University of Business School) in Nakawa, Kampala.

Police publicist Judith Nabakooba said she was yet to be briefed on the matter, referring our news desk to her assistant in charge of Kampala Metropolitan, Ibin Ssenkumbi, who was also not aware about the arrest.

However, this investigative website has established that Rutarondwa is currently detained at the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), a police barracks in Kireka, Kampala.

Sources said his arrest was “connected to terrorism,” adding, his “dealings with suspicious FDC elements who wanted to overthrow government” are being investigated.

Several FDC officials were a few months ago charged with treason and remanded at Luzira Prison.

Prosecution alleged they were mobilizing arms and recruiting combatants to overthrow the government.

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