Police in Kampala have arrested 14 people who were resisting the take over of the properties by Uganda Muslim Supreme Council.
Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango revealed that the arrested suspects have been detained in various police stations within Kampala city divisions.
“They will be charged with various offences but not limited to obstruction, threatening violence, criminal trespass and embezzlement” he said.
He added “we want to inform the general public that William street mosque and the tenants who have been operating from the properties will not be affected. They will continue to pay their obligations to the new management ( Uganda Muslim Supreme Council)”
Earlier in the day, the joint security team witnessed the take over of the Muslim properties in Central Division, Kampala by Uganda Muslim Supreme Council.
The Government of Uganda reached out to the people who had acquired the properties and they had an understanding to have the properties to be returned to Uganda Muslim Supreme Council.
Police and other security agencies provided by security for the smooth hand over and take over of the properties by the rightful owners.