The Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura has been grilled by Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence at their headquarters in Mbuya in the ongoing crackdown on senior police officers.
Gen. Kayihura becomes the highest police official to be grilled by CMI in the operation that has seen several of his officers charged with Espionage and kidnap.
Security sources say that contrary to the denials by the army, Gen. Kayihura’s home was searched and a domestic worker was picked last night for questioning.
Senior police officers interrogated by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) during the week, Commissioner of Police (CP) Joel Aguma, the head of the Police Standards Unit (PSU) and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Nixon Agasiirwe Karuhanga of the Special Operations, are currently at the Makindye General Court Martial (GCM), where they have been charged before Chairman Lt. Gen. Andrew Gutti with the kidnap of Lieutenant Joel Mutabazi, a former bodyguard to Rwandan President Paul Kagame.
At least 12 police officers were arrested by military intelligence on orders of President Museveni on Monday and this website understand that the arrests are in connection to the revelation by a woman known as Christine Mbabazi Muhoza who claims she was a close friend of Kaweesi and could have had information to the killing of Kaweesi.
This woman is at the centre of investigations as she made both police’s flying squad and army that were deployed by Director General of Internal Security Organisation clash at her home. Both the army and police were subsequently withdrawn and replaced by Special Forces Command guards.