Reports show that Retired Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde has been arrested.
Tumukunde was arrested in a joint operation by security forces this evening from his office in upscale Kololo, and taken away under tight security.
His arrest comes a few weeks after he declared intentions to contest against President Museveni, in the 2021 general elections.
A member of staff at his office who was together with Gen. Tumukunde at the time of arrest said heavily armed security agents came to the office and demanded that he gets out of the office which he did.
Reports indicate that upon arrest, the Director CIID Grace Akullo told him that there was a court order requiring him to report to Kibuli to record a statement.
Tumukunde, according to reports is charged with treason, among other charges.