On 18th June 2020, www.spyreports.co.ug published an article online entitled “M7 ORDERS GEN. MUHOOZI TO PROBE UPDF BOSS IN COVID-19 RELIEF SCANDAL” in which article we stated that:
“President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni …… has instructed his son General Muhoozi Kainerugaba who is also his Advisor on Special Operations to institute a team and probe a top UPDF General … The UPDF General whom we cannot reveal now holds a rank of Maj. General and is among the top bosses in Land Forces. He has been visibly active during Corona Virus fight and as well seats on Joint Security Team handling the pandemic.”
On 20th June 2020, The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) issued a statement categorically denying the above story and confirming that there is no such investigation of any Senor UPDF official going on and urged the public to ignore the article.
Although this was not our intention, we understand that some segments of the public have wrongfully concluded that we were possibly referring to Major General Leopold Kyanda in the abovementioned article.
We wish to clarify that the above article did not and does not refer to Major General Leopold Kyanda and it was never our intention to refer to him, defame or malign him or lower his esteem in the eyes of the public in anyway.
We wish to categorically apologise to Major General Leopold Kyanda, his family and any member of the public who may have been offended or affected by our abovementioned story.
The general public and all other news aggregators who may have copied the said article are accordingly informed.