NTUNGAMO- The Police in Ntungamo are holding 230 individuals in custody that were arrested last night in a joint operation with UPDF and ISO.
These individuals according to Samson Kasasira the Rwizi Region Police Spokesman were ferried from the neighboring sub counties of Rwashamaire, Rubaare,Itojo ,Rukoni and some from Sheema municipality by some aspirants who are vying for the mayoral seat on the NRM ticket into Ntungamo municipality with intentions of voting for them.
“These were got in the compound of Ntungamo High School ,London choice Guest house,Match and mix guest house and the rest were intercepted while in transit,” Samson Kasasira told the press.
According to Kasasira, the aspirants beyond this act are also in Police custody at CPS Ntungamo that include; Bukenya Ronald,Kafureeka Jacob and Akim Muhekyi.
“They are on charges of procreation of prohibited voters and for being negligent likely to spread an infectious disease on SD REF 36/13/09/2020 of Ntungamo CPS,” Kasasira added.
The Police PRO added that the suspects were screened, cautioned and collectively released 203 people on Police bond remaining with 27 suspects in Police custody and the aspirants inclusive.
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