The Uganda Police has confirmed the arrest and detention of Labour Minister Mwesigwa Rukutana and his three escorts over the shooting in Ntungamo during the NRM Primaries.
According to Deputy Police Spokesperson Ms Polly Namaye, Police in Ntungamo has this afternoon arrested and detained Hon.Rukutana together with his escorts following a shooting incident in Ruhama, Ntungamo district in which one person was seriously injured and a motor vehicle damaged.
“The victim was rushed to hospital in critical condition while the suspects are in detention on charges of inciting violence, attempted murder by shooting and malicious damage.” Ms Namaye told The Ugandan Wire.
Minister Rukutana, had earlier on, in a statement to our reporters rubbished news of his arrest saying he was at his home enjoying his life and not arrested.
This story is being updated.