Kiboko Squad leader arrested

The police in Kampala has arrested the man suspected to be the leader of the infamous Kiboko squad believed to have been behind the fracas that left several people nursing injuries during the Kampala mayoral elections.

A group of stick-weilding men believed to have been acting under Semakula’s command beat up several people indiscriminately including journalists on Wednesday last week.

Speaking to KFM, the police spokesperson Judith Nabakoba identified the man as Juma Ssemakula.

She says he is was arrested this morning from Kireka, a Kampala surburb and is currently being held at the Rapid Response Unit.

Nabakoba says police has launched though investigations about the man who claims to be working on behalf of the police.

She asks members of the public with information or complaints about Semakula’s notorious activities especially the victims of last week’s chaos to come out and volunteer information on 0712 66 77 05.