ANTI-M7 BOOK LAUNCH: Makerere FDC Girl Sent To Luzira

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She is presumed to have died after several hours of searching proved fruitless. Efforts to retrieve the body of Nyirantezilyayo are still ongoing.

According to sources from the Marine Police Unit, the cause of the accident was due to heavy waves that upturned the boat. The sources further pointed out that the capsized boat didn’t have any life saving gear such as life jackets.

Though not common, such accidents do happen from time to time and Marine Police has through its outreach program to residents urged people to use certified water vessels.

The commanding officer of Marine Police unit Superintendent Eugene Mushayija has once again called on all who use water transport desist using banned boats such as canoes for transport.

He urged them to always have their life jackets on as they are real life savers in case of accidents such as capsizing.

“We would not have lost someone had all the passengers had their life jackets on,” said Superintendent Mushayija.

Rwanda National Police calls on people using water transport to abandon travelling in non certified water vessels but also demand to have life jackets distributed to them before embarking on their journeys.


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1:38pm: Col. Kizza Besigye storms Central Police station following arrest of Makerere students. He demands their immediate release.

12:34pm: Police arrest authors Ibra Bagaya and Doreen nyanjura and three other students as they march to the Constitutional Square. They are detained at Kampala Central Police Station.

11:00pm: Hundreds of A4-47-wielding police and military personnel have blocked all entry points to the Kampala Constitutional Square Wednesday ahead of the launch of an anti-Museveni book.

Police have also deployed heavily at Makerere University where students are planning to start the march to the besieged city square.

Chaos is expected to erupt if students press on with the protest march which police have insisted is unacceptable.

Makerere Social Sciences student Ibra Bagaya was on Easter Sunday picked from the campus premises by security agents and detained at Wandegeya Police Station for co-authoring a book “Is It The Fundamental Change? Unveiling The Hidden truth” with fellow student Doreen Nyanjura.

The controversial book tries to juxtapose Museveni’s speeches after capturing power in which he promised a “fundamental change” and the realities on the ground such as deeply entrenched corruption, nepotism, sectarianism and poor public service delivery.

According to the authors, the phenomenon of dictatorship in Uganda cries out extensive investigation in order to come up with a strategy and tactics to ensure political activism, social and economic development.

Bagaya was later transferred to a security unit in Nakasero where he was interrogated by counter intelligence operatives.

The arrest of the student has rapidly made the book more popular thus defeating security’s logic that intimidating Bagaya could hinder the launch planned for today.

The same happened when security impounded Col. Kizza Besigye’s sister Olive Kobusingye’s book “The Correct Line?”

Bagaya says security operatives warned him against pressing on with the launch unless he is ready to shed blood.

“They told me the book launch can’t go on at Constitutional Square unless I want bloodshed. They later took my statement, photographed me and gave me police bond at about 11pm which I had refused but they insisted I take it because of too much pressure from some Makerere students and other activists,” says Bagaya.

Police had planned to charge Bagaya with inciting violence, treason and defamation. They released the young politician after a group of opposition-leaning Makerere students exhibited readiness to storm Wandegeya police station in protest.

“There is no turning back, come rain, come shine, we must take over Constitutional Square on April 4 2012 as we celebrate one year of A4C and chase the dictator. No turning back whether we are arrested, intimidated, tortured or even killed,” charges Bagaya.

Contacted, Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Ibin Ssenkumbi says he is not aware of any communication in regard to the launch of the book at the city Square.

“I am not informed about any such activity. No one has communicated to us about the launch of that book,” Ssenkumbi tells news desk.

However, Bagaya told press on Friday that he had sent official notification to police.

Nevertheless, IGP Lt. Gen. Kale Kayihura has in the past banned all political assemblies at the City Square, arguing they interfere with traffic and business in the city centre.

Bagaya says each University in Uganda will be represented by 200 students during today’s planned launch that has sent shivers down the spines of security chiefs.

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