Anti-riots trucks seen in Masaka has police tightens security ahead of the arrival of MPs, Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana at Masaka police station after being summoned last week
The two are expected to record statements on the recent killings in greater Masaka
Police in Masaka summoned National Unity Platform (NUP) Members of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya Kawempe North of Kawempe and Allan Ssewanyana Makindye West for questioning over their alleged involvement in the ongoing killings in Greater Masaka region.
The development came at a time when joint security agencies were carrying out investigations on what could be the cause of the killings that have since snuffed out 28 lives in just one month.
The assailants whose motive is yet to be established have also injured several others. They have mostly been targeting the elderly from 50 years and over. “The directorate of criminal investigations is investigating some murders that took place in Greater Masaka in the months of July and August 2021.
This serves as summons for you to appear at Masaka Police Station on Monday 6th September, 2021, at 10:00hrs before deputy D/SSP Moses Taremwa for a statement on the said investigations,” the summon reads.
Meanwhile, NUP Leader Kyagulanyi Ssentamu said that whole those are plans of implicating NUP leaders in the ongoing spate of murders in Greater Masaka ‘‘Countrywomen and men, as predicted, the Museveni regime has actualised their plan of implicating NUP leaders in the ongoing spate of murders in Greater Masaka.’’ Kyagulanyi tweeted.
‘‘When Chris Baryomunsi said this last week, it looked like a joke. But as we now know, anything is possible in Uganda.’’ He added in a statement.
Minister of ICT and National Guidance, Mr Chris Baryomunsi, said the killings were linked to politics while addressing journalists on Tuesday last week.
“What seems to come out is that these people are being used by some politicians to create fear among the population,” ICT and National Guidance minister, Mr Chris Baryomunsi said.