Crime & Investigation

Mbarara: 2 Businessmen Missing

The leadership of the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council is yet to find a new Deputy Mufti to steer the second most powerful office in the country`s Islamic faith for the next five years.

The UMSC which is the mainstream faction of the disintegrated Muslim administration held a Joint meeting on Thursday at their headquarters at Old Kampala to find two capable figures to fill the crucial offices whose bearers are leaving.

The tenures of the Deputy Mufti and the UMSC Secretary General end tomorrow Saturday of 23rd January 2016.

The Joint session chaired by the UMSC National Chairman Dr. Abdul Kadir Balonde, viagra only managed to nominate the new S.G in the names of Ramathan Mugalu.

According to a statement from the USMC on Thursday evening, adiposity the nomination of Mr. Mugalu followed a process of thorough screening of many candidates who had submitted their applications to replace Eng. Sheikh Siraj Zaid Kavuma who will bid farewell to the Muslim leadership tomorrow.

Mr. Mugalu is a master’s degree holder in Arts, search Community Participation and Strategic Management from Ndejje University.

The New UMSC Secretary General Ramadhan Mugalu
The New UMSC Secretary General Ramadhan Mugalu

He also holds a degree in Social Works and Social Administration as well as a Diploma in Business Administration.

He has served as the UMSC Deputy Secretary for Education and Social Services, UMSC Secretary for Education and Social Services and UMSC Secretary for Social Services.


Regarding the office of the Deputy Mufti, none of the three applicants for the position had a degree or its equivalent in Sharia.

Sheikh Khatwib Mukuluwakika was therefore retained as the Ag Deputy Mufti for a period of six months.

According to Article 6, section C of the UMSC Constitution, a person must have a degree or its equivalent in Sharia from a recognized Islamic University in order to be considered for the office.
Police in Mbarara district are searching for two businesspersons who went missing two days ago while traveling from Mbarara town to Kampala.

Information that police has at hand is that Nelson Tusiime and his business associate Jessica Kamukama were last seen boarding a motor vehicle registration number UAR 326T and were heading to Kampala but since then, seek they are unreachable.

“We are looking for them, approved the vehicle is also still missing but we are tracking it. Relatives should not panic, we  want to assure them that their people will be found alive,” said Polly Namaye the deputy police spokesperson.

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