‘We have South Su­danese ty­coon’

Observer on Saturday - - News - Daily mo­tion

South Su­danese ty­coon Lawrence Lual Ma­long Yor Jr is in the cus­tody of Uganda's In­ter­nal Se­cu­rity Or­gan­i­sa­tion (ISO), New Vi­sion has re­ported.

Mr Ma­long Jr was re­ported miss­ing on Novem­ber 22. Brigadier Richard Karemire, the spokesper­son of the Uganda Peo­ple's De­fence Force, de­nied re­ports that they took him from a ho­tel in Kam­pala. New Vi­sion quoted ISO Di­rec­tor Gen­eral Kaka Bagyenda as say­ing yes­ter­day that, "He (Mr Ma­long Jr) is a per­son of in­ter­est to us and it's true that we have him." He added, "He is help­ing us with in­ves­ti­ga­tions and at the right time, you will be in­formed of the charges he will face." The news agency said that re­ports in­di­cated that the ty­coon was be­ing held over a "wide range of crim­i­nal ac­itvi­ties".

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