Trouble For NUP As Their Member Of Parliament Frank Kabuye Is Arrested, Implicated In Killing Of Student At Makerere University
The death of a one Batungura Bewotti, 27, a student of law at Uganda Christian University Kampala Campus, during the fracas that rocked Makerere University guild elections Thursday has been associated to Frank Kabuye, a member of parliament representing National Unity Platform (NUP).
Police has this morning revealed it had arrested the legislator and two other people. “We have arrested three people whom we believe were part of the chaos. These are; Hon. Kabuye Frank who is detained at CPS Kampala, Ssekidde Allan currently detained at Wandegeya police station and Kabuurwa Muzafaru who is detained at old Kampala police station,” a statement by police said.
“Efforts are underway to have other suspects traced. Meanwhile, it is also alleged that the fight was between the NUP and FDC Political factions. The NUP team led by Kabuye Frank turned violent after a disagreement, leading to the stabbing,” the statement signed off by ASP Luke Oweyesigire, the PRO Kampala Metropolitan Police added.
The killing of Batungura took place on 14th/7/22 at around 1900/c, during the last guild Presidential open campaigns at rugby grounds Makerere University. “It is alleged that during the campaigns a scuffle ensued between two Political party supporters that resulted in the stabbing of the deceased by students who were allegedly led by Hon. Kabuye Frank among others,” police said.