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Security minister Gen Tumwine sent to disciplinary committee

by Odongo Christopher

Uganda parliament plenary session turned very tense when Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Ogwal accused security minister Gen Elly Tumwiine for threatening her life.

According to Ogwal , Elly found her at the lobby and physically pointed fingers straight to her eyes in the presence of other legislators.

Honourable speaker and members it is unfortunate that Gen Tumwiine attacked me when I headed to the parliamentary washroom .

He pointed at my eyes and said he can do anything to me…Cecilia remarked.

Many Mps mainly from the opposition charged and testified on the floor saying they saw Tumwiine charging towards the FDC legislator and threatening her.

Among those who testified include , Betty Nambooze ,Silas Aogon , CD lowila confirmed that they witnessed the moment.

The speaker then subjected the army parliamentary representative to rules committee for investigations over arrogance and undermining parliament and insulting her.

Bukonjo West Mp Katushabe Atkins accused Tumwiine of facilitating alleged shoot to kill order in Kasese district.

Katushabe told parliament that he reached out to Tumwiine on phone who arrogantly told him to report to the unless parliament if she wants.

Gen Tumwiine later told the press that he is ready to defend himself .I am not afraid , I will defend myself anywhere ,even in front of God who is watching me right not.

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