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Museveni summons National Security Council

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President Yoweri Museveni has summoned the National Security Council to deliberate over the security situation in the country include the several high-profile murders including that of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi..

According to sources, the meeting with top security officials will also review operations of different agencies including the Uganda Police Force (UPF).

The NSC comprises officials from the police, Internal Security Organisation (ISO) and the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI), all of which are currently involved in joint investigations to establish the killers of AIGP Kaweesi.

AIGP Kaweesi was brought down in a hail of gunfire near his home in Kulambiro by unidentified gunmen, and since then police has carried out several arrests of suspects, the most recent being that of Lt. Godfrey Musisi, a intelligence operative with the Internal Security Organisation (ISO).

And while addressing mourners at the deceased’s residence President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the Commander-in-Chief (C-I-C) directed the Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura, to ‘clean up his house’.

In a related development, Police spokesperson, Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP)  Asan Kasingye has warned the public against speculations surrounding the death of his predecessor AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

According to Mr Kasingye, the police is currently holding suspects as the investigations are ongoing to establish who killed, organized and funded Mr Kaweesi’s death.

He also said they are investigating a social media group called the ‘Uganda Patriotic Freedom Fighters’ (UPFF) that claims knowledge of the high-profile killings in Uganda including that of AIGP Kaweesi.

Further, Mr. Kasingye urged the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to effect a years-old directive to mobile phone service providers, to disconnect all unregistered simcards in a bid to reduce on the number of criminal acts.

‘This follows a six months  period  that was given to every single person to register his/her simcards four years ago  and whoever did not was supposed to be disconnected but up to now criminals are utilizing this  chance claiming lives of many Ugandans,’ he said.


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