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John Odumegwu: KCCA Striker Arrested For Alleged Torture of MUBS Girls

KCCA’s Nigerian Striker John Egbuonu Odumegwu has been arrested and is now under custody, Police has informed sources.

The forward, 25 year old, who resides in Mutungo Bbiina, was arrested on charges of unlawful confinement.

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Police Spokesperson CP Fred Enanga says that the forward unlawful confined three girls who are students of MUBS at his apartment for ten hours!

“The suspect had invited his girlfriend who came in the company of two other girlfriends at his rented home,” reads a statement from CP Enanga.

“At around 9PM, when the girls asked to leave, he refused them, confiscated their phones and unlawful confined them for 10 hours from 9PM on on 7/12/2019 until 7AM on the following day of 8/12/2019/

“He claimed he feared to release them that night but also accused his girlfriend whom he had known for five days of dating other men.”

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Police has identified the girls as Grace Nakibuuka, Margaret Namutebi and Joan Mirembe, all students of MUBS.

“Two of their phones were grabbed and switched off, while the third phone were unanswered,” Enanga added.

Odumegwu is being detained at the Territorial Police at Jinja Road and expected to appear to Court today (Monday).

Odumegwu (9) in action for KCCA against Tooro United. KCCA FC photo

Odumegwu had his debut with KCCA away from home when they lost to Tooro United in a game where he managed to win a penalty that was later missed by Mike Mutyaba.

Odumegwu who has scored one goal (against Maroons), has managed to play eight out of the 11 games KCCA has played in the league; starting four.

The striker who came to fill the boots of Patrick Kaddu, has failed to live as advertised, and has seen his place in the starting team taken by youngsters Sam Ssenyonjo of recent.

Brian Kawalya

Brian Kawalya

Chief Sports Writer
Brian Kawalya is an Award winning Journalist, Director and Chief Sports Writer of The-SportsNation, covering top events and breaking some of the biggest stories.
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