Kale Kayihura What we know about the 'arrest' of Kayihura, Museveni's loyal cadre

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Everything we know so far

play Kayiihura reportedly arrested (Courtesy)

Uganda's former Inspector General of Police IGP Kale Kayihura was on Tuesday reportedly arrested and detained.

Kayihura, President Kaguta Museveni's loyalist cadre, was briefly being detained at Senior Officers' Mess in Kololo, a Kampala suburb, according to earlier reports.

SFC is a specialized component of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces and mainly carries out special missions in support of national military objectives.

play Kayihura (Courtesy)


Earlier reports indicate that the security agencies, including Special Forces Command (SFC), the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence and Internal Security Organisation, conducted a search in several hotels in Lyantonde where he frequents.

What we don't know

The details behind the reported arrest of Kayihura are still scanty.

There is no official statement from government authorities or military spokesperson regarding his unforeseen arrest.