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Police Officer, Security Guard Arrested Over Makerere Fire

Police has arrested one of its own officer and a security guard who were deployed at the main entrance of the Makerere university building that got burnt to ashes.

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga confirmed the arrest of the police officer and a security guard.

“It’s true we have arrested a police officer and a security guard to help us in investigations,” says Enanga.

Makerere Building got burnt at around 12am and properties including academic papers worth millions of shillings got burnt inside.

Enanga said that police learnt of the information through CCTV Cameras from Natete that over looks the whole of Kampala North policing areas.

The fire is said to have started from the office of the public relations department, down to the university secretary’s office, spread to the southern wing which houses the records.

The fire brigade team managed to put out the fire but later on in the night ,the left wing of the Ivory Tower structure that initially had not been affected by the fire, also got burnt.

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