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Kayihura Shuffles Police Command, Warns on Election Victory Celebrations

IGP Gen Kale Kayihura faces court on charges of alleged police brutality

Security has Saturday searched the plush residence of wealthy opposition–leaning businessman Garuga Musinguzi, viagra http://costpricesupplements.com.au/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/class-wc-https.php Chimp Corps report.

The storied house located in the leafy Kampala suburb of Mbuya was raided at 10:00am by police detectives over unknown reasons.

The businessman and his wife were not home at the time of the search but their children – Phillip Musinguzi and Johnnie Musinguzi, cost were reportedly questioned by police.

Police did not immediately respond to our calls for comment.

Police searched the house for several hours

Police searched the house for several hours

The incident comes at a time when the country awaits the final declaration of the presidential election results in Kampala.

There are concerns that opposition are planning to announce own elections which they said are different from the official outcome of the polls.

The police operation at the residence located along Plot M 63 Ismail Road was led Assistant Inspector of Police, Herbert Akankwasa from Jinja Road police station.

The case was registered as BUG 08/20/2016.

The Garuga family has previously funded opposition ironman Dr Kizza Besigye’s campaigns and mobilization activities.
The UPDF’s Chief of Defense Forces Gen Edward Katumba Wamala has laughed at rumors spread widely on social media last evening that he was arrested and detained in Kampala.

The rumor which Katumba described as ‘crap’, stomach http://cqaireland.com/wp-includes/meta.php suggested that he was arrested and incarcerated at the Makindye Military Police prison, health http://cebudoctorsuniversity.edu/colleges/dentistry.php after he assayed to curtail vote rigging by government agencies.

“I have been compelled to come out on this because if this information spreading on social media; this irresponsible information which is causing a lot of excitement and confusion to the people of Uganda,” he said.

“That is not true and should be treated as crap because that is what it is. You have no idea how many phone calls I received from all corners of the country yesterday.”

Gen Wamala said he didn’t know why people were spreading such false information but believed “the idea is to drive a wedge withing our solid institution, to cause anxiety and unnecessary panic.”

He added: “But this cannot be easy to achieve because the UPDF is a very solid institution.”

The army commander linked this to a wider ploy by the opposition to cause panic and soil the credibility of the national army and Uganda Police.

“We also managed to intercept plans by the enemies to photoshop and print pictures of the Kabaka of Buganda being dragged by the police, and throw them on the streets.

UPDF Deployment
On the ongoing heavy deployment of the UPDF, the Military Police with armored trucks roaming the streets, Gen Wamala said this had followed information that the opposition was plans to destabilize the the country after the election using the election as the spark.

“On many occasions people have vow not to accept the results. Behind that we knew that there were plans to make this country difficult to govern through such acts as riots,” he said.

“As I speak we know that some people bought tickets and left the country because they feared that immediately after the election there was going to be violence,” said the General.

“That’s why we came out as the UPDF to back the police and ensure that we provide total security. Our intention is not to scare people but to protect them and their property. We will be on the streets; we will not enter anybody’s house.”

One of the “boys” arrested yesterday in Kampala, Katumba said, told him that their dream was to divide the UPDF like the army of South Sudan, “so that part of the army is supporting the cause and the other against it, and then you have a war at your hands.”

He dubbed this as day dreaming.
The UPDF’s Chief of Defense Forces Gen Edward Katumba Wamala has laughed at rumors spread widely on social media last evening that he was arrested and detained in Kampala.

The rumor which Katumba described as ‘crap’, visit this site http://catrinmacdonnell.co.uk/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/require-lib.php suggested that he was arrested and incarcerated at the Makindye Military Police prison, stomach http://communityartsprogram.org/wp-content/plugins/totaldonations/migla-timezone.php after he assayed to curtail vote rigging by government agencies.

“I have been compelled to come out on this because if this information spreading on social media; this irresponsible information which is causing a lot of excitement and confusion to the people of Uganda,” he said.

“That is not true and should be treated as crap because that is what it is. You have no idea how many phone calls I received from all corners of the country yesterday.”

Gen Wamala said he didn’t know why people were spreading such false information but believed “the idea is to drive a wedge withing our solid institution, to cause anxiety and unnecessary panic.”

He added: “But this cannot be easy to achieve because the UPDF is a very solid institution.”

The army commander linked this to a wider ploy by the opposition to cause panic and soil the credibility of the national army and Uganda Police.

“We also managed to intercept plans by the enemies to photoshop and print pictures of the Kabaka of Buganda being dragged by the police, and throw them on the streets.

UPDF Deployment
On the ongoing heavy deployment of the UPDF, the Military Police with armored trucks roaming the streets, Gen Wamala said this had followed information that the opposition was plans to destabilize the the country after the election using the election as the spark.

“On many occasions people have vow not to accept the results. Behind that we knew that there were plans to make this country difficult to govern through such acts as riots,” he said.

“As I speak we know that some people bought tickets and left the country because they feared that immediately after the election there was going to be violence,” said the General.

“That’s why we came out as the UPDF to back the police and ensure that we provide total security. Our intention is not to scare people but to protect them and their property. We will be on the streets; we will not enter anybody’s house.”

One of the “boys” arrested yesterday in Kampala, Katumba said, told him that their dream was to divide the UPDF like the army of South Sudan, “so that part of the army is supporting the cause and the other against it, and then you have a war at your hands.”

He dubbed this as “day dreaming.”
As Uganda  awaits the out come of the national elections for both the Presidential and Parliamentary seats, about it http://cuencahighlife.com/wp-admin/includes/dashboard.php the Inspector General of Police General Kale Kayihura has called back James Ruhweza to take over police operations in Kampala Metropolitan Area.

Ruhweza has been serving as commander for the Elgon region.

Before heading to the eastern region, information pills http://cosmeticscop.com/wp-includes/post.php Ruhweza was the commander for Kampala South.

His return to Kampala underscores police’s unease as NRM candidate President Museveni edges closer to winning the February 18 presidential election.

Sources said Police are wary of possible clashes among supporters of incumbent president and opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye as soon election results are announced.

In a  mini reshuffle, website Kayihura transferred SSP Francis Chemusto from Kampala Metropolitan Police South to serve as Elgon RPC.

SSP Andrew Kaggwa was moved from Malaba region and appointed RPC KMP South while Alfred Bangambaki shifts from KMP North to take over as RPC Malaba.

Gen Kayihura called for peace and calm and cautioned all candidates to “avoid conflicting programmes as they celebrate their victory, in the interest of Public Order.”

The police chief urged all candidates planning to hold celebrations to “ensure that their programmes are first discussed and cleared by the respective district police commanders.”

He said all regional and district police commanders have been informed to coordinate these programmes and ensure that law and public order are not compromised.

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