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Malice Cited In Maj. Rwakanuma’s Arrest As CMI Fails To  Press Charges, Find Evidence Against Him

Malice Cited In Maj. Rwakanuma’s Arrest As CMI Fails To Press Charges, Find Evidence Against Him

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By Elite Reporter Human rights activists in Uganda have come out to demand  the unconditional release of  Maj. Steven Rwakanuma, who is currently in detention at Makindye Military barracks, after he was arrested for allegedly possessing illegal arms and aiding Tanzanians to enter Uganda despite the COVID-19 lockdown. Maj. Rwakanuma was arrested last week by the army and the police over allegations possession of a  firearm and abuse of office through allegedly aiding Tanzanians to cross into Uganda during the COVID-19 lockdown. A serving Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) serving officer, Maj. Rwakanuma was arrested on May 22, 2020 from his farm in Isingiro District, by a joint team of UPDF soldiers, CMI operatives and Police, before he was whisked to Makindye mil...
UPDF Major Clobbered While Enforcing COVID-19 Curfew, Battles For Life

UPDF Major Clobbered While Enforcing COVID-19 Curfew, Battles For Life

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By Keefa Nuwahereza A senior Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF)  officer at the rank of Major is currently hospitalized and battling for his  life after he was clobbered by goons while he was enforcing the COVID-19 curfew in Kyankwanzi District on Tuesday May 26th, 2020. According to sources, Maj. Maj. Robert Nkwasibwe was rushed to Hoima referral hospital unconscious after being attacked by goons late in the night during a patrol with fellow officers. Brig. Rirchad Karemire's tweet about Majo. Robert Nkwasibwe Army spokesperson, Brig. Richard Karemire,  revealed that Maj. Robert Nkwasibwe was commanding a patrol when the joint security team was attacked by locals. Brig. Karemire stated that; “On the night of May, 26, 2020, a group of drunkards at Gala trad...