The NUP Secretary General sent a list of 30 names of alleged missing persons to the Chairperson of the UHRC. Notably, among these 30, five (5) individuals were reportedly arrested in Nakaseke between January and February 2023. The UHRC commenced investigations into the complaints to establish the facts behind the allegations. The aim was to guide the Commission on the next course of action. The findings of these investigations are detailed herein.
Our findings established that 12 of the persons who were reported missing were arrested on suspicion of having committed several offenses and were either released on police bond or court bail.
Table 1 below shows a list of the 12 persons that were released and hence are not missing while table 2 shows the 18 persons who are alleged to still be missing.Table 1: UHRC findings on the 12 persons who are free and at large