Virus lockdown: MP Zaake arrested for distributing relief food

These photos tweeted by Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake on April 19 shows him packing food to be distributed to vulnerable affected by the virus lockdown in his constituent.

What you need to know:

  • The MP’s arrest comes hours after he posted that it was his conviction that, government could still deal with starvation without “thieving” from the poor.

Police in Mityana District on Sunday evening arrested Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake for allegedly found distributing food to his starving constituents.
The Wamala region police spokesperson, Ms Rachel Kawala told this publication that the MP was arrested on allegations of distributing food items to constituents in Buswabulongo, Busimbi Division in Mityana municipality contrary to the presidential directives.

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