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Police Defends Deployment and Arrest of 4 Politicians after Political Talk show on NBS Television

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The Uganda Police has trashed rumors doing rounds that police deliberately targetted and arrested 4 politicians at NBS television on Tuesday night.

According to the police, its action to deploy at NBS television was merely to enforce the presidential directives on curfew and not to arrest politicians for statements made on the talk show.

On Tuesday night Police rumors made rounds that 3 politicians including Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the MP for Kira municipality, Betty Bakireke Nambooze, the MP for Mukono municipality and Fred Nyanzi, the People Power coordinator in charge of the informal sector had been unlawfully arrested after a night talk show called Barometer.

However,4 people were arrested including Guster Opondo, James Mubiru James, Charles Rwomushana, and Ali Abdallah, and 3 three persons that participated in the talk show were not arrested.

Meanwhile, Ssemujju and Nambooze, rushed back to the premises of NBS to spend the night while James Kakooza who was in the company of three UPDF soldiers was allowed to go.

Luke Owoyesigyire, the deputy spokesperson of Kampala Metropolitan Police says police stationed at the Kayunga Road junction from Mulago going to Acacia to enforce the presidential directives and the politicians were found on the wrong side of the law.

Owoyesigyire says police were carrying out an operation to capture both drivers and persons on foot at the 4 roads and that’s how the politicians were intercepted.

He says all those arrested in the operation have been charged with disobedience of lawful dosobedience of lawful.

Ssemujju however insists that the deployment was deliberately aimed at targeting them for statements made during the show.



Source – www.galaxyfm.co.ug

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EXPOSED! Ugandan gospel singer Julie Mutesasira weds fellow woman

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Former local gospel singer Julie Mutesasira has caused a stir online after photos of her kissing a fellow woman during their wedding went viral on social media.

The photos emerged after his ex-lover Pastor Steven Mutesasira officially tied the knot with his new lover identified as Judith over the weekend.

In the past, it was rumored that Julie divorced with her husband and fled to Canada but the rumors where yet to be confirmed until the photos of her marrying a fellow woman made their way on social media.





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Police Bosses Convene at Bulange ,Mengo Over Weekend Security Raid on Mbogo Clan Thanksgiving Function

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Top Police authorities are slated to meet the Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga this morning to tackle the security raid on a thanksgiving function organized by the Mbogo clan head, and religious leaders at Mugulu in Mityana town over last weekend.

Mobogo Clan head, Kayiira Gajuule had invited Bishop Emeritus John Baptist Kaggwa the retired Bishop of Masaka Diocese to grace the thanksgiving ceremony when anti-riot police stormed the area and sprayed teargas to disperse everyone.

This incident has since drawn widespread criticism from both Buganda kingdom loyalists who have since marched to Bulange Mengo demanding an apology from the Police besides the public condemning police actions

Just yesterday afternoon,. Police were forced to use teargas and live bullets to disperse a group of Buganda loyalists at Mityana municipality protesting the incident and demanding that District Police Commander, Alex Mwine Mukono unconditionally releases all the motorcycles he confiscated during the raid.

This compelled the police boss IGP Martin Okoth Ochola to apologize to the bishop and the Catholic Church.

The police political commissar led by a team of senior officers announced that they would be visiting Bishop Kaggwa at his home to announce their apology to his family and the church on behalf of IGP Ochola .

On Monday, the police spokesperson Fred Enanga apologized to the Catholic Church defending the police action on preventing the spread of COVID19.

He said the firing of teargas was caused by a group of uninvited politicians including Francis Zaake among others who had attracted youth.

Now according to the Buganda kingdom spokesperson Noah Kiyimba, a meeting between the Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga and the top police leadership is scheduled for 11:00 am at Bulange Mengo.



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Martha Kay shows off flexibility while exercising (VIDEO)

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Local Comedienne Martha Kay Kagimba a.k.a The Range Rover Girl showed off her flexibility and fitness in a video where she was recorded doing a full split.

For a couple of years, Martha Kay has often revealed how she is insecure about different parts of her body including her legs and her skin complexion.

Slowly, she has come to terms with her insecurities and she is proud of her complexion. There is one more thing she is working on now and she seems to be on the right track – FITNESS!





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