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LGBT/Q Fugitive arrested during Curfew hours

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LGBT/Q Fugitive arrested during Curfew hours

Kampala. Authorities in Kampala have an arrested a suspected gay and LGBT/Q activist who has been missing since 2016.

It is understood that the arrested suspect is a one Ojok Charles also known as OJ  who  has been at large following the release of his counterpart  another suspected gay   Magulumali Stephen Mukama  who is badly wanted by authorities on similar charges and skipping bond.

Ojok was arrested in the wee hours reportedly trying to get medication and Zion Pharmacy in Kampala past Curfew hours.

His counterpart Magulumali who was arrested and released on Police Bond  in 2016 is still at large as police intensifies hunt.

A source in Masajja a Makindye division Kampala where Magulumali used to reside revealed that he could have sought for refugee in United states or Europe following threats from some members of his family and security that forced him to skip bond in 2019.

A source indicate that Ojok is being grilled by the Police invastigative unit to produce the whereacouts of  Magulumali  and others who are still at large.

Close associates who seek anonymity revealed to this paper that Ojok Charlse has been on several times involved in gay activities and also was planning a documentary on a plight of gay youths in Kampala.

The woe of the two victims comes on the heels of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, 2009 that was passed by parliament of Uganda.

Apparently there has been a cold war on Gay people in Uganda whose plight needs to be addressed.




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