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5 FDC supporters arrested, Jinja voting on

Police in Jinja are holding five FDC supporters for allegedly attacking a relative of the NRM candidate Nathan Igeme Nabeta at Kilembe. The group accuses the NRM camp of ferrying voters from different places to take part in today’s voting exercise, a claim they have vehemently denied. Forum for Democratic Change Vice President Eastern Region Salam Musumba and Chief party mobiliser Mugisha Muntu are at the Jinja Central police station where the suspects are currently being held. Musumba denies all the allegations and insists that the FDC supporters whose identities are yet to be revealed have been arrested illegally. The Jinja District Police Commander Jonathan Musinguzi has confirmed the arrests but declined to give details on the nature of charges …

The suspected assailant of former MP Susan Nampijja has died

Godfrey Mukisa, the former boyfriend and suspected assailant of the former Rubaga South MP Susan Nampijja has passed way this morning at Mulago hospital. Mukisa has been in critical condition ever since he was admitted at the hospital two weeks ago. He is reported to have taken poison in an attempted suicide after allegedly hacking his ex-girlfriend Nampijja, leaving her for dead last week. The Mulago National referral Hospital Public Relations Officer Dan Kimosho has confirmed his death saying they are still carrying out a postmortem to establish the exact cause of the death. Meanwhile, Former Rubaga South MP Susan Nampijja is continues to show remarkable healing from the wounds she sustained during the said attack. Nampijja was attacked at …