Sunday, 30 June 2013
HEAVY DEPLOYMENT OF SECURITY AS REPORTS OF ALLEGED PLAN TO KIDNAP KING EMERGE
Police last night deployed heavily at Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere’s palace in Kasese town following what is said to be intelligence information that there were [people wanting to kidnap him.
Deputy police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says there were some people who had planned to kidnap Mumbere to unknown place so that Bakonzo demand for his whereabouts from government.
He says that police has also reinforced the King’s personal security to make sure he is not harmed.
Police still maintains that Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere is not going to be allowed to proceed to Bundibugyo district today as a way of preventing tribal clashes.
Meanwhile, Mumbere still insists on proceeding to Bundibugyo with the Kingdom spokesperson Patrick Nyamunungu saying the officials are regrouping to embark on the journey.
He says, that the King will not back of the demand to go and celebrate with his people until, government writes to him officially to postpone the annual event.
In a related development, four people are behind bars after being arrested by the police in yesterday’s protests on the streets of Kasese.
Mr. Patrick Onyango says they four men were the ringleaders of the protestors who were throwing stones at the police officers manning security on the streets.