Crime & Investigation

KIU Student: I Am Sorry About Garden City Terrorist Attack Gaffe

shop geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Edwin Lukanda Ntwatwa told detectives at Police Special Investigations Unit (SIU) he regretted his actions that put the country on the edge and promoted massive security deployment at Garden City and Oasis Mall.

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buy information pills geneva;”>Deputy Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, told Chimpreports on Wednesday that Ntwatwa “confessed to giving false information to the public and Police,” adding, “However, he has apologized to Uganda and everyone affected by his recklessness.”

Onyango further observed: “Ntwatwa said he did it out of alcoholism and that Uganda should forgive him.”

The Pharmacy student lied that he was expecting shs20m from Islamist militants in Somalia to facilitate the terrorist mission at the up market shopping centres.

Gen Kale Kayihura responded by directing Counter Terrorism officials to reinforce security and intensify physical checks to prevent a terrorist strike at Nakumatt and Garden City.


“As Police with its sister security agencies verify the information, we request members of the public to exercise vigilance, especially in public places such as places of entertainment/worship and public events.”

Chimp Corps who visited the two shopping centers on Saturday morning saw sniffer dogs, plain clothed security personnel and Counter Terrorism officials carrying out security checks.

The U.S. Embassy in Kampala said in a statement in October that it continued to assess reports that a “Westgate-style attack may soon occur in Kampala.”

Al Shabaab extremists in 2010 detonated explosives at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds and Ethiopian Village Restaurant in Kampala, killing over 79 people and injuring hundreds.

The Somali militants fault Uganda for deploying soldiers in Somalia under the African Union and UN Mandate.

The Uganda government has insisted it will not pull out its troops from Somalia until the country realizes peace and security.

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