By APN Reporter
Police in Kanungu district is holding the archdeacon of Nyamiyanga
Archdeaconry Rev Canon Patrick Habaasa together with other three Christians for disobeying government directives.
Rev Canon Habaasa on Sunday led service at Nyamiyanga church of Uganda which also involved the baptism of children which prompted residents who informed police before it moved in to have them arrested.
According to APN Reporter police led by Officer in charge of Butogota police station Joel Bikuta Joel received directives from the District police headquarters in Kanungu to arrest those who were carrying out service in defiance of the presidential directives aimed at checking the spread of COVID-19.
According to Kigezi regional police spokesperson Elly Maate, about 25 Christians had turned up for the service and took off when the police arrived.
Maate says that the four will be charged with an act of negligence likely to spread infectious disease.