By Kampala Sun writer
Jakana Nadduli, the son of renowned NRA historical Al Hajj Abdul Nadduli, has reportedly been found dead at his home.
Jakana, 37, has been a resident of Nakasero zone in Wobulenzi town.
Jakaana suffered an accident in March of this year that nearly claimed his life. Multiple operations were performed on him.
He was kidnapped in September and held incommunicado for a number of days. Later he was produced before a court in Luwero and remanded to Butuntumula prison where he spent several weeks
Former Minister without Portfolio, Hajji Abdul Nadduli who spoke out for the first time since his son’s death, revealed that he was devastated.
While speaking to radio CBS FM 89.2 on Monday morning, Hajji Nadduli confirmed the death of his son.
“Jakana would have died with so many other people according to the way I see people. Some people will now be satisfied. But anyway, they will also die.” Nadduli said.
The former Nakaseke District MP contestant Jakana lost his parliamentary bid but remained critical of government before he was being arrested and later released
NUP’s president Ssentamu Kyagulanyi weighed in on the sad news.
“Just learnt of the sudden death of our brother Jakana Sulayiman Nadduli, the son of Al Hajj Nadduli. He was abducted a few days back, tortured and spent days under incommunicado detention. In March, he was involved in an accident, which he thinks was staged. Most unfortunate!”- Bobi Wine posted.
Meanwhile, it should be remembered that In March this year, Jakaana was involved in an accident that almost took his life. According to him, the people who knocked him were deliberately targeting his life, said Mr. Bobi Wine.
Jakaana was charged with cyber-related crimes, inciting violence, sowing sectarianism and hate particularly was accused of sowing hatred against the Banyarwanda, and would later on September 21, 2022, be given a Sh5 million cash bail.