The Uganda Police has arrested four people said to be close associates of Adam Suleiman Kalungi, the boyfriend of fallen Butaleja woman member of Parliament Cerinah Nebanda.
In a statement issued by Police spokeswoman Judith Nabakooba, those arrested are partners of Adam Kalungi in his drug business. Adam Kalungi is wanted in connection to the death of the former MP.
Cerinah Nebanda passed away on December 14th at Mukwaya General Clinic in Nsambya, Kampala under unclear circumstances.
It is from the residence of Adam Kalungi in Buziga, a Kampala suburb that the late MP was taken to Mukwaya clinic where she was pronounced dead.
Those arrested by the police include Ugandans and foreigners and according to Nabakooba, they were seized from their residences in the areas around Munyonyo, Kitarangwa, Kiwafu and Kabalagala with narcotic drugs.
They include ABDI Rashid Bott aliasIgbal Rashid a Ugandan Pakistan origin, Rehema ,the wife of Abdi Rashid, Ali Omara Ali Muzahim, Ugandan, he was found with methacetamine crystals 1kg, methacethamine powder 1 kg, heroine six pellets, off white about 1kg-all narcotic drugs, Ibrahim Mohammed an Eritrean and Richard Syauswa.
The late Nebanda whose death has been shrouded in mystery was laid to rest on Sunday in Butaleja amid chaotic scenes that saw the government representative blocked from delivering President Museveni’s condolence message.
On Monday, Police arrested Kampala Central Member of Parliament Muhammed Nsereko over reckless statements he made at the funeral of his former colleague while five other legislators including Betty Nambooze are expected at the Special Investigations Unit in Kireka to answer questions over the failed smuggling of Nebanda’s body parts to South Africa.
Last week, Police arrested Dr Sylvestre Onzivua at Entebbe International Airport as he attempted to take the late MP’s body samples to South Africa for further examination saying he did act within the law.