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Victoria University Vice Chancellor arrested, faces espionage charges

Dr Muganga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The UPDF spokesperson Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso has confirmed that the Vice Chancellor Victoria University Dr Lawrence Muganga has been arrested by joint Security Forces in connection with espionage and illegal stay in the country.

“Investigations into the matter have commenced,” she said minutes after social media videos showed armed men in a ‘drone’, picking up Muganga at the university’s premises.

Eye witness reports indicate that heavily armed gunmen raided the Kampala road based University and grabbed Dr Muganga, and beat up his bodyguards. It was first feared he had been kidnapped.

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