Allan Ssewanyana to be court-martialed. Uganda People’s Defense forces has confirmed the re-arrest of Hon Allan Ssewanyana after his release at Kigo prison.
Hon Allan Ssewanyana Makindye West MP and Hon Mohammed Ssegirinya Kawempe North MP were summoned by police to record statements in connection to machete killings “Bijambiya” in greater Masaka and were remanded in custody at the Kitalya maximum security prison until September 15 when they were transferred to Kigo prison in Kampala where they had spent about two weeks.
Last evening Hon. Ssewanyana was granted bail by Masaka high court and was re-arrested outside Kigo prison by the counter-terrorism security personnel.
According to UPDF spokesperson Brig Flavia Byekwaso, the army has confirmed the National Unity Platform Member of Parliament of Uganda is under their custody and that army has put new charges on Hon Allan Ssewanyana.
Hon Allan Ssewanyana is currently being detained at the Special investigations unit in Kireka and will appear before the Court Martial.
Last evening a criminal gang riding on Boda Boda was nabbed in Nsangi a Kampala city suburb by the joint security task force team. Uganda Police Force spokesperson Enanga confirmed that the arrested 8 suspects are in connection with the vicious crimes of murder targeting Boda Boda riders in the Greater Masaka region.
“They are accused of attempted murder and aggravated Robberies in Masaka city,” Enanga said.
Charles Twine the CID police spokesperson says some of the suspects were clearly identified by the police Cameras and intercepted by the DPC Nsangi and one motorcycle was recovered.
“On interrogation by police, 3 suspects confess to the crime this has enabled the detectives to clearly reconstruct the scene”.
He adds that the task team is vigorously pursuing other suspects including the buyer of the stolen Motorcycles.
It is about two months that villagers in the region of Masaka have been terrorized by thugs who police say have hacked to death up to 30 mainly elderly people in their homes at night.
Uganda police spokesman Fred Enanga said earlier that some suspects who had already been charged or detained over the killing sprees had accused the MPs of orchestrating the attacks “to cause fear in the population and cause people to hate the government”.