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Lt. Geoffrey Sunday, the 2nd Division UPDF Spokesperson, says Magyezi was picked up by CMI operatives this morning and taken to Mbuya over unspecified matter.

The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI has picked up Jaffar Magyezi, the Mbarara District Police Commander. 


Lt. Geoffrey Sunday, the 2nd Division UPDF Spokesperson, says Magyezi was picked up by CMI operatives this morning and taken to Mbuya over unspecified matter.
 


Sunday's revelation contradicts claims by the Rwizi Regional Police spokesperson, Samson Kasasira that Magyezi had been summoned to appear at the police headquarters by the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola by close of business today.

 
Magyezi joins other senior police commanders including the former IGP, Kale Kayihura who are being held by the military. 



Others are Herbert Muhangi, the former commandant of the Police Flying Squad, former police director Atwooki Nduhura, Cyber Crime Officer, Richard Ndaboine, Siraj Bakaleke, the former Commandant Kampala North, Nixon Agasirwe, the former Commandant Special Investigation and Joel Aguma, the former Commandant Professional Standard Unit.

 

The officers are accused of various offenses including espionage, organised crime and illegally extraditing Rwandan nationals.

 

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Kushaba is the Mbarara region URN bureau chief. Mitooma, Ntungamo, Bushenyi, Sheema, Isingiro, and Kiruhura districts fall under his docket. Kushaba has been a URN staff member since 2012.

Kushaba is a journalism graduate from Uganda Christian University Study Centre at Bishop Barham College in Kabale. Before joining URN, Kushaba worked with Voice of Kigezi (2008), Bushenyi FM (2010) and later on to Voice of Muhabura.

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