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Minister Jeje Odong presents list of missing persons to Parliament

Gen Jeje Odongo, Minister of Internal Affairs (Courtesy Photo)

The Minister for Internal Affairs, Maj Gen Jeje Odongo, presented a comprehensive list of individuals who have been reported missing before, during and after the election period yesterday Thursday March 4th, 2021.

This comes after members of parliament told the speaker of Parliament Hon Rebecca Kadaga to task the Internal Affairs minister to present the list of missing persons that are in the police custody or security premises.

Presenting the list of missing persons to Parliament on Thursday, Internal Affairs Minister, Gen Jeje Odong said of the 177, 156 were found in possession of military stores.

The list ahas 53 people who were arrested for participation in riots and a big number of them was also remanded to Makindye Military prison.

Here is the full list of missing persons released by government:

http://parliamentwatch.ug/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Statement-by-Minister-of-Internal-Affairs-on-Missing-Persons.pdf

Although President Museveni dismissed reports that the people were missing but noted security organs had arrested them over various offences, Hon Kyagulanyi released a list more than 200 missing persons yet today security only has 177 persons in their custody.

“Therefore, the talk of disappearance should be ignored because it can’t happen under the NRM. Even if a mistake is made it will be addressed and answered. There is nothing we do and hide. I was hearing in the papers that there is a stampede on the issue of disappearance. Every Ugandan under NRM will be accounted for.” President Museveni said.

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