The officials at the embassy in Algeria has broken silence on the issues regarding the disappearance of the former IGP Kale Kayihura aide Jonathan Baroza.
The communication of embassy is contained in the letter written by Uganda ambassador to Algeria Alintuma Nsambu to the Head State president Yoweri Museveni and Foreign Affairs Ministry Office.
Alintuma denied ever meeting Baroza stating that, he only read about his deployment in Algeria in the media and he never personally got any opportunity to interact with him.
He made the revelation in the letter dated July 22, 2018 where he clarified that, he only heard from some of his colleagues that Baroza passed by at the embassy and greeted some members of the staff.
He added that some sections of Uganda media especially NTV which accused him in particular and the embassy in the embassy in general for failing to account for Baroza which he claimed is untrue and misleading since Baroza wasn’t under supervision and had no control over him. He added that him and embassy staff are being implicated innocently.
He asked the media and government to spare the embassy from any error or mistakes done by Baroza since they never had any direct influence over him.
Ambassador clarification came days after police declared Baroza a deserter. Baroza who was reportedly deployed in Algiers as the police attaché to the embassy was recalled after the arrest former police boss Kale Kayihura. Reports indicates that he was wanted to answer questions in regards to forceful and unlawful deportation of Rwanda refugees while working as Personnel Assistant of Kayihura.
He boarded Turkish airline on route to Uganda via Instabul but he never landed at Entebbe. Recently Police chief Okoth Ochola said that they would hunt for him wherever he is and arrest him. Ochola also accused him of disobeying lawful order by his superior.