Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde’s sons identified as Phillip Tumukunde and Amanya Ndahura Tumukunde arrested.
The duo was picked from their home in Kololo and detained at Jinja Road Police Station.
“The police came in and arrested them and took them to different police stations at about 1 pm on Saturday. Family members have not been given chance to meet access them and we don’t know whether they will be produced in court,” a source narrates
According to the Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, One Person is being held for treason while the rest face charges for obstructing arrest.
“We are following up on the matter and our team is examining their statements. They will be produced in court after the process. Among the 15 are 11 men and four women,” Mr. Enanga said.
Among the arrested include the Tororo North Member of Parliament, Ms. Annett Nyakecho.
At the beginning of this month, Tumukunde revealed that he was set to contest of Presidency in 2021 after he submitted his presidential bid notification letter to the Electoral Commission.
After the Electoral Commission cleared Tumukunde to hold Consultations, he went ahead to meet the Police Leadership over his planned Countrywide consultation meetings ahead of 2021.