Nakesero Mosque was raided early this morning at around  2:00 AM by Police and plain clothes officers.

According to sources, the officers broke into the mosque offices and picked up computers and vital documents. 10 people were also taken from the Mosque to undisclosed location.

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According to Mr Habib Buwembo, one of the spokespersons at Nakasero, the officers broke into the mosque offices and picked up computers and vital documents.

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“During their operation, they vandalized items that include documents and computers. Six motorcycles and Shs50 million for the ongoing construction of Umah house are also missing. About 11 of our colleagues who were guarding the Mosque were also taken. When we reported the matter at Kampala Central Police Station, we were told that the operation was an order from above and therefore, there’s nothing much they would do to help us,” said Mr Buwembo.

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“It’s true that the search was conducted by Police basing on some security information we have. We shall give you detailed evidence tomorrow,” Police spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi said.

Kaweesi also confirmed that some people were arrested from the Mosque and are under police custody.