Ntungamo District speaker Atuhaire Elijah attacked in office.
The Ntungamo District speaker Atuhaire Elijah has today Wednesday Jan 15,2020 been sprayed by pepper spray by the unknown ‘assailants’ who forced in the office of the speaker at the district head quarters.
It’s alleged that the group of two youths attacked speaker Atuahire when he had just entered the office for the official duties to prepare for the council meeting was scheduled for 11 am today.
According to Atuahire two people opened the door of the office swiftly and started spraying pepper and that’s where he lost the sight.
The speaker Atuhaire revealed that it is nothing else but a political attack after announcing to stand as district chairperson in forthcoming general elections 2021 with his former allay the district chairperson Dennis Singahache.
The drama came after the allegations that councilors are planing to table the motion aimed at impeaching the District chairperson Dennis Singahache from the office citing nepotism and corruption in the district.
The Rweikiniro sub county councilor Mupenzi Ashel condemned the act and blamed to the rival of the district chairperson because he anticipate the censure motion in the council today.
The councilor for Nyarutuuntu and Ntungamo sub counties Naboth Mpireirwe noted alleged that the move was planned by the district chairperson son in law Joga Bright the twon clerk Nyakyeera town council and the young brother Kazoora Venanciao the senior accountant Rubaare Town council.
When contacted them their known telephone numbers were off at the time of press.
However, the District Police Commander , Katwesiime Damian when contacted said that two people from Rutunguru village Karagama town council Kajara County have been arrested for interrogation and ascertain their motive and could not reveal the details.