The Army have released a statement confirming officially that former Inspector General Of Police Kale Kayihura is effectively an inmate detained at Makindye Military barracks.
The statement marks a complete turn around for the disgraced general, from flamboyant soldier to a criminal suspect. To mark his complete fall from grace, the president did not even mention his fate or his name during the reading of the national budget.
Below is the UPDF statement: For exclusive coverage of Kayihura’s affair please read our print editions.
Reference to yesterday’s Press Statement regarding Gen Kale Kayihura and this is to update as follows:
- The General was indeed flown to Kampala from his farm in Kashagama – Lyantonde District and is being questioned on a matter the details of which cannot at this point be divulged.
- He is currently at Makindye Military Barracks and accessible by his immediate family as well as his lawyers.
We will keep you informed about any other developments regarding the matter.
RICHARD KAREMIRE psc, fwc