Gen. Sejusa in Custody at Nagalama Police Station

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Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, said Sejusa faces charges of disobeying lawful court orders. He is accused of attempting to visit Lukwago in breach of an interim court order issued by Deputy Chief Justice, Steven Kavuma banning all activities under the defiance campaign.

General David Sejusa, the former coordinator of Intelligence Services spent a night at Nagalama Police Station in Mukono district.

 
General Sejusa was arrested on Wednesday afternoon when he went to attend the 46th birthday celebrations of Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago at his home in Wakaliga, a city suburb.

 
He was whisked off to undisclosed location where he was held for several hours until last night. This afternoon, police spokesperson, Fred Enanga told URN that Gen. Sejusa spent a night at Nagalama Police Station where is being held. 



However, he didn't explain when Sejusa will be released or appear in court. On Wednesday, Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, said Sejusa faces charges of disobeying lawful court orders. He is accused of attempting to visit Lukwago in breach of an interim court order issued by Deputy Chief Justice, Steven Kavuma banning all activities under the defiance campaign.

 
The order was in response to an application filed by the attorney general asking court to declare the defiance campaign unlawful since its activities seek to overturn a legally elected government. 

 

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Ronald Batre
Ronald Batre is so passionate about journalism that he did not wait to finish school before he started his career. This is how he started with Radio Paidha, The West Niler, Daily Monitor newspapers and later with Radio Pacis as Assistant News Editor.

To be allowed to practice his passion, Batre had struck a deal with his parents. He would complete his education. He kept his word and went through school while suporting himself with his journalism.

Entering the workplace so young attuned Batre to the plight of the youth and those who seek employment. Apart from that, he is interested in reporting about politics, local government, business and the environment. A witness to some of the destructive impact of the Lord's Resistance Army rebellion in northern Uganda, Batre is interested in reporting about peace building efforts too.

Uganda Radio Network's former Gulu bureau chief, Batre is now based in Kampala. He is URN's main politics correspondent. He has been a URN staff member since 2009.