Museveni Orders Arrest of Minister Rukutana, Body guards Over Ntungamo Shooting

President Museveni who also doubles as Commander in chief has ordered for the immediate arrest of State Minister for Labour Hon. Mwesigwa Rukutana for attempted murder by shooting and malicious damage.

Hon Rukutana was this afternoon arrested and detained together with his 3 escorts following a shooting incident in Ruhama, Ntungamo district in which one person was seriously injured and a motor vehicle damaged.


The regional police spokesperson Samson Kasasira says at around 10:30 am, Hon Rukutana and his guards intercepted a Motor vehicle belonging to rival supporters who he had a argument with before pulling out his gun and he started started shooting at the motor vehicle injuring the occupants who are nursing injuries now.

The victim was rushed to hospital in critical condition while the suspects are in detention on charges of inciting violence, attempted murder by shooting and malicious damage.

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