Two suspects arrested for extorting IGG

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Uganda Police Force deputy spokes person Patrick Onyango adress the media recently.
By our reporter
KAMPALA. Uganda Police has arrested two suspects in connection to various allegations and are currently detained at SIU Kireka. The two suspects identified as Ben Sebuguzi and Lillian Mukiibi, belonging to Youth Power Research Uganda, an illegal organisation which is not registered according to the laws of Uganda.
According to Mr Patrick Onyango, the deputy spokesperson Uganda Police Force, the holding charges are threatening violence, blackmail and extortion.
“Using their illegal organisation, the duo have been using illegal methods to obtain money and information from key personalities in the country. The most recent incident, they demanded information in possession of the IGG, Ms Irene Mulyagonja to be released to them, if not they would do something she will regret. The IGG complain to Police and Director CID began investigations that led to their arrest today,” he said.
In a press statement issued Thursday, November 8th, 2018, the suspects are likely to appear in court next week.
Mr Onyango further explained, “We are urging members of the public who have any information in regard to this illegal group to go to CID headquarters, Kibuli. We are still looking for other members of this illegal organisation.”

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