Namboole Stadium Boss Neglected His Duty - Police

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The Mandela National Stadium managing director, Jamil Ssewanyana, was briefly detained by the police for neglect of duty after stadium lights went during an international game on Wednesday night. In the 65th minute of a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier between Uganda Cranes and Guinea, power went off sending the packed stadium in darkness that lasted at least eight minutes. The Cranes led Guinea through a first half brace by Geoffrey Massa.

The Mandela National Stadium managing director, Jamil Ssewanyana, was briefly detained by the police for neglect of duty after stadium lights went during an international game on Wednesday night.
 
In the 65th minute of a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier between Uganda Cranes and Guinea, power went off sending the packed stadium in darkness that lasted at least eight minutes. The Cranes led Guinea through a first half brace by Geoffrey Massa.
 
Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, told URN that Ssewanyana was detained at Jinja Road Police Station but later released on Police bond.
 
Onyango explained that under the orders of Andrew Felix Kaweesa, the Director of Operations, the Namboole Stadium boss was arrested for neglect of duty because he failed to put in place a standby generator and yet he was aware the match would be watched by a big crowd.
 
When contacted, Ssewanyana who said he was shocked by the arrest confirmed that he will report back to the Jinja Road Police Station on Friday morning. He wondered why they could arrest him accusing him of neglect of duty and yet the stand-by generator at the Stadium cannot power all the lights because its capacity is only 230 Kilovolts.
 
Although management of the Stadium is yet to issue a statement on the matter, they have been criticised for not putting in place a standby generator. Charles Bakkabulindi, the State Minister for Sports, said he had also got information that Ssewanyana had been arrested and released. He wondered why the Police reacted that way yet they do not know how the Stadium operates.
 
The Cranes went on to win the game 2-0 to go on top of Group E with four points. Ghana, who scrapped a 3-2 win against Togo are second in the group on goal difference, with Guinea in 3rd place with three points. Togo are at the bottom with no point after losing their first two games.