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UPDF Hits Back: There Were No Women or Kids in Mumbere Palace

Former UPDF Spokesperson Col. Paddy Ankunda has been made head strategic communications at CMI headquarters in Mbuya

Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) have dismissed accusations that a number of women and children have gone missing since a joint (army and police) raid on the Rwenzururu Palace about ten days ago.

Officials from the Kingdom claimed Thursday afternoon that children and women who normally carry out different errands for the King at the palace have not been seen since the raid.

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“We have no account for them from either government and we don’t know if they are among those who were arrested. We could have talked to those arrested but we haven’t been allowed to speak to any of them, sales http://csrf.net/wp-includes/registration.php ” said the mouthpiece.

But when reached with these accusations, cialis 40mg the army spokesperson Lt Col Paddy Ankunda said this was untrue.

Ankunda says at the time the army and police booted in and arrested King Mumbere, “there was not a single woman or child in the palace.”

“All we found in the palace were the fighters,” he stressed while speaking on phone with Chimpreports.”

The attack which followed the murder of police officers by guards of King Mumbere left more than 100 dead bodies and another 136 guards arrested.

A total of 52 unclaimed bodies were last Sunday laid to rest in a mass burial at Rukoki UPDF army barracks in Kasese district.

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