The member of parliament for Kasese Municipality Hon Robert centenary has been questioned by police CID at Kibuli for allegedly making defamatory statement against the former minister for Defense Dr. Crispus Kiyonga.

He recorded a statement before CID detectives headed by the commissioner of crimes at Kibuli CID Venus Tumuhimbise and later released.

The MP told us on phone  that he was arrested and taken to CID offices in Kibuli to record a statement.

He told us briefly that he was being charged with Libel and Defamation against former Defense Minister Chrispus Kiyonga.

He however couldn’t divulge the details of the said accusations and neither could his lawyer Sam Muyizzi who promised to get back to us later.

“As a lawyer I cannot preempt the case, but it’s basically to do with the Kasese Violence; you should be able to get more details in the evening,” said the counsel.

Its alleged that Centenary in April last year he accused Crispus Kiyonga of fueling tension between security forces and the Rwenzururu Kingdom.


Centenary further said that he has asked  Kiyonga as an elder from Kasase to desist from opening fights with leaders of the same area.