By our reporter
The Ntungamo District speaker Elijah Atuhaire has today morning been sprayed with pepper by the unknown assailants who forced their way into his office at the district head quarters.
It’s alleged that two youths attacked speaker Atuhaire when he had just entered the office for the official duties to prepare for the council meeting that was scheduled for 11 am today.
According to Atuhaire, two people opened the door of the office swiftly and started spraying pepper and thatâ€™s when he lost the sight.
The speaker claimed that it is nothing else but a political attack after announcing to stand as district chairperson in forthcoming general elections 2021 with his former ally the district chairperson Dennis Singahache.
The drama came after the allegations that councilors are planning to table the motion aimed at impeaching the District chairperson Dennis Singahache from the office citing nepotism and corruption in the district.
The Rweikiniro sub county councilor Mupenzi Ashel condemned the act and blamed it on the rival, the district chairperson because he anticipated the censure motion in the council today.
The councilor for Nyarutuuntu and Ntungamo sub counties Naboth Mpireirwe alleged that the move was planned by the district chairperson son in law Joga Bright the town clerk Nyakyeera town council and the young brother Kazoora Venanciao the senior accountant Rubaare Town council.
When contacted on their known telephone numbers, they were off at the time of press.
However, the DPC Ntungamo, Katwesiime Damian when contacted said that two people from Rutunguru village Karagama town council Kajara County have been arrested for interrogation to ascertain their motive but he could not reveal the details.
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