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Vol 62 No 20

Published 7th October 2021


Regime blames MPs for killings

After police failed to trace the assassins who killed 26 people in Masaka, the government declares it was two opposition MPs

No sooner had Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana, MPs belonging to Bobi Wine's National Unity Platform (NUP), been released on bail on murder charges on 29 September than they were re-arrested. The NUP, which denies any connection to the murders, is boycotting parliament until its detained MPs and supporters are released. The party says the government cannot cope with the wave of killings and is trying to shift the blame to the opposition.

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