Police has revealed that the nubbed National Economic Empowerment Dialogue (NEED) president Joseph Kabuleta, snubbed Police summons.
Fred Enanga the police spokesperson said in a statement that police issued Kabuleta with a summons and demanded him to report to Kampala Metropolitan Police Headquarters on November 3, at 10:00 am for an interview and statement recording on charges of Promoting Sectarianism but he adamantly refused.
“This follows a Police general inquiry that began on the 14th of June 2022, by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations to verify allegations that Joseph Kabuleta and others still at large, made utterances which were likely to create alienation or despondency, raise discontent or disaffection and promote feelings of ill will or hostility among members of the public,” reads part of the statement.
According to Enanga, on May 30, it is alleged Kabuleta while at his offices in Kampala, and his colleagues, held a press conference under their Political Party, NEED, where they alleged that social service delivery in Mbarara is based on ethnic lines of the Tutsi, Bahima, Bakiga, and Banyakore. Kabuleta and others shall be charged with Promoting Sectarianism C/S 41(1) of the PCA CAP 120.
“The UPF appeals to the general public to desist from making statements that may cause discontent, incite violence, and instigate hostility among the affected communities,” the statement adds.