Parliament has asked the government to investigate cases of alleged arbitrary arrests, kidnappings and murders in the country.
The MP raised the issue during the plenary session of the House chaired by Speaker Anita Among on Thursday.
, September 08, 2022.
Hon. Kirumira said the young Nadduli’s whereabouts remain unknown and his father is currently stranded as the son was unwell when he was allegedly abducted.
Kirumira prayed that Jakana Nadduli will appear in court if he has committed any crime and that his parents can see him.
AUDIO: Br. Hassan Kirumira “Mr. Jakana Nadduli had an accident in March.
The information we have is that he was kicked in the stomach and the father, Nadduli, a former minister, does not know where the son is,” said the Hon. Kirumira said.
Commenting on the matter, Br. Wilfred Niwagaba (INDP., Ndorwa County East) said that the issue of kidnappings is painful for citizens and that several cases of alleged kidnappings have been reported.
Opposition leader Bro. Mathias Mpuuga also denounced the alleged kidnapping this week of Teddy Nalubwama, whose family was unable to locate her.
AUDIO: LOP Mathias Mpuuga The Speaker sought an explanation from the government saying that Parliament needed to know what is behind the alleged kidnappings and also charge them.
“This is a very serious issue; we need to come clean and expose the people who are kidnapping people because if people are going to be kidnapped left, right and center, are we going to move from here to the door?
She said that people could be blaming the government and yet it is other people who kidnap Ugandans.
The Speaker also said there were assassination threats against her and demanded that the Prime Minister and Minister Home Office to carry out investigations into the alleged kidnappings.”We need a report on those arrests, on the killings, we need a report in two weeks,” she said.Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja said: “We are going to handle this problem with the utmost urgency.”
We are going to protect them and nothing will happen to them.”
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