Soldiers have arrested former Coordinator of Intelligence Gen. David Tinyefuza aka Sejusa less than three weeks to presidential elections slanted for 18th February.
Gen. Tinyefuza was arrested yesterday when soldiers stormed and searched his home located in Naguru, an upscale city suburb. Currently, he is detained at Makindye military barracks.
Sejusa fell out with government in 2013 when he a penned a letter calling for investigations of “allegations of a plot to kill high-ranking government officials seen as being opposed to Muhoozi project.”
He part of the 1981-86 bush war that brought president Museveni to power. Prior to 1981, Sejusa was a policeman with the Uganda Police Force serving as Assistant Superintendent of Police.
He we arrested in an operation led by Deputy Chief of Defence Forces of Uganda Lieutenant General Charles Angina who was acting on orders of Chief of Defence Forces Gen. Katumba Wamala.
Gen. Sejusa will be arraigned in court on Tuesday.
“However on Tuesday, this week, we shall arraign him in the general court martial and all members of media will be invited to hear the charges,” Maj. Roland Kakunguru said. “The court prosecutors are putting together the information and the file and we shall know on Tuesday.”
In 2013, Sejusa confessed that FDC candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, won the February 23, 2006 vote with a 69 per cent margin. President Museveni, he said, had managed less than 30 per cent of the ballot but rigged the elections.