Dr. Stella Nyanzi Blocked At Entebbe Airport

By Stephen Otage

Out spoken Makerere University Researcher, Dr. Stella Nyanzi has been blocked from flying out of the country to the Netherlands by Entebbe Airport Immigration officials pending clearance from the Criminal Investigations Department in Kibuli.

According to the Spokesperson Ministry of Internal Affairs, Jacob Siminyu, they received instructions from the CID to stop Dr Stellah Nyanzi from flying out because she had an outstanding matter to settle with them.

Meanwhile, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander, Emiliam Kayima says there was no need to have her travel blocked because she has the right to travel.

Kayima says he has talked to Nyanzi advising her to make fresh arrangements for her travel.

However, when contacted Dr. Stellah Nyanzi has said that she cannot afford the expenses involved in getting another air ticket.