Uganda police has Wednesday laid siege at a renowned political commentator Godber Tumushabe’s residence in Najjera a Kampala surburb.
The raid comes high on heels of another invasion by same security organ at his offices- Great Lakes Institute for Strategic Studies- in Ntinda, a stone-throw away from Godber’s home.
Police spokesman Asan Kasingye expressed ignorance of the ongoing operations on Wednesday evening but pledged to avail more information once he is briefed by the commanders in charge.
“I will definately get back to you once I have the information,” he said.
But sources told this website that police was searching for illicit funds most NGO’s obtained from donors to finance opposition members who are opposed to removal of age limit law.
Earlier police cordoned off offices of Action Aid, an international charity working with the poorest women and girls in the world, changing lives for good based in Kansanga along Ggaba road.
Similar concerns were raised by commanders leading the operations.
By the time of filing this report the operation was ongoing.
Godber a vocal civil society activist is known regime critic who has been at the vanguard of fighting for removal of President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
In 2015, as the country prepared for Presidential elections, Godber and his ilk hatched a plan to have a sole opposition presidential candidate under a bloc TDA. It however collapsed.
Other NGOs that are likely to be invaded include FIIDA and Center for Constitutional Governance.
Member of the ruling party plan to table the contentious age limit bill in Parliament on Thursday.
Several political groups have vowed to shed blood protecting the review of the constitution.