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Ndeeba Church Demolition: Police Recovers Church Items from Alleged Land Owner’s School

Kampala Metropolitan Police has Wednesday afternoon recovered items that were taken away from the church of Uganda that was demolished in Ndeeba on Sunday night.

According to Police, the items were got as part of the ongoing investigations into the incident which has raised mixed reactions from the public.

SP Patrick Onyango, KMP spokesperson in a statement, said that the items were recovered from Ndeeba Junior Primary School that belongs to a one Dodovic Mwanje, the alleged owner of the land that was occupied by the church.

“The items recovered include music equipment, wall clocks, carpet, flat screens, keyboard, piano, bibles, hymn books, uniforms among others,” he said.

He revealed that the recovered items had been locked in the school hall but when police tried to locate the person with the keys, he ran away and thus, they had to break in as per the law provides.

No suspect was arrested in the premises while recovering the things.

“They have been handed over to the church leaders as investigations continue,” Onyango added.

Investigations into the demolition commenced immediately after President Museveni ordered the State House Anti-corruption Unit headed by Lt Col Edith Nakalema to have all culpable individuals brought to book.

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Col. Nakalema’s unit has so far arrested the DPC of Katwe police station SP David Epedu, OC station Ndeeba Yeko Mugira and the commander of the police Field Force Unit Kampala South ASP Isabirye Karoli.

She also ordered for the arrest of Kampala Capital City Authority Acting director of planning called Ivan Katongole to help in the ongoing investigations.

 

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