Col Kaka Bagyenda reportedly under house arrest. Former ISO Director General Col Kaka Bagyenda was reportedly placed under house arrest.
Former Director-General of Internal Security Organisation (ISO) Frank Kaka Bagyenda is under house arrest according to an exclusive report by Eagle Online.
According to security sources, a search was carried out last night at his home where the security expert has been placed under house arrest.
It is said that Col. Kaka Bagyenda is being investigated by a sister security agency for undisclosed reasons.
“Yes we mounted a search last night but I am not in a position to reveal the details. Wait when the operation is done, details will be made public” a source said.
It is said that Col. Bagyenda’s close associate Amos Rwangomani was arrested from a city restaurant by Uganda security operatives.
It is also suspected that the arrest of Rwangomani has a connection to Kaka Bagyenda’s security search at his home of residence.
In January, 2017, President Museveni appointed Col.Kaka Bagyenda as the new Director-General of the Internal Security Organization to replace Brig. Ronnie Balya was appointed Uganda’s ambassador to South Sudan.
In October 2020, the president relieved him of his duties and replaced him with Lt Col Charles Oluka who was the former director-in-charge of technical services at ISO.
Bagyenda played a key role in the National Resistance Army’s liberation war as intelligence chief.
On March 17, 2017, only two months after Bagyenda’s appointment, AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi was shot dead by unknown assailants together with his bodyguard and driver as he left home in Kulambiro.
This was one of the first tasks that the Bagyenda handled when he was appointed Director-General of the Internal Security Organisation.
Col. Bagyenda was dropped as ISO DG in 2020 and was posted to Angola as Uganda’s Ambassador.
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