MP Allan Ssewanyana Released on Police Bond

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Ssewanyana was arrested by the police on Monday for trying to close Kiruddu Hospital over the defective sewage disposal system. He was charged with unlawful society.

Makindye West MP, Allan Ssewanyana has been released on police bond. He was released on Wednesday after spending two days at Nagalama Police Station.


Ssewanyana was arrested by the police on Monday for trying to close Kiruddu Hospital over the defective sewage disposal system. He was charged with unlawful society. 

His release was secured by the Kawempe Division Councillor, Muhammad Segirinya and Buhweju County MP Francis Mwijukye.


After being released, Ssewanyana said that he will not give up the fight until the sewage problem at Kiruddu is addressed.


 "I have been charged with unlawfully society, which is categorically a trumped up and malicious charge, aimed at silencing me from demanding for accountability of the released billions of tax payer's money to fix the problem."  I will not give up until the government fixes Kiruddu's sewerage system.


His release comes after Members of Parliament tasked the Minister of State for Internal Affairs, Obiga Kania to explain the whereabouts of Ssewanyana.


On Monday State Minister for Health General Duties Sarah Opendi announced that construction of the Lagoon will start next month. The construction will cost 3.5 Billion shillings.