Crime & Investigation

NRM Poor Youth Spokesperson Arrested

Kaggwa battling the counter terrorism personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Kampala last year (Photos: Kenneth Kazibwe/ChimpReports)

Security operatives have Wednesday afternoon arrested and whisked away Vincent Kaggwa, cost the former spokesperson for the defunct NRM Poor Youth Group.

The outfit last year held protests in the city centre ahead of the elections.

According to a relative who preferred anonymity because of the gravity of the matter, medicine over 10 operatives stormed Kaggwa’s home in Katanga before asking him to escort them to an unknown place.

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“Six of them were not in uniform and others were soldiers. They stormed his home and demanded him to hand over the shirts he had printed, medicine ” the source told this website.

It is understood that Kaggwa had organised to set himself ablaze near one of the embassies to protest against president Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony on Thursday.

Kaggwa last year led a group of youth to storm the U.S. embassy to intervene in Uganda’s political processes.

More details will be posted as events unfold


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