Christians and Relatives of  Rev Amos Rwabatabazi on Sunday marked 50 years  since he was kidnapped  by Government soldiers in 1972 never to be seen again

They called for political tolerance and resilience in the fight against oppression.

Preaching during a memorial service held at his home, in Omukidebe Rubaare town council on Sunday, the retired bishop of West Ankole diocese Rt Rev. Emeritus William Magambo described the missing priest as a courageous, intelligent and fearless whose faith and belief in humanity cost him life.

Rev Rwabatabazi was picked from Church at Kabingo current day Isingiro district on September 23, 1972 at about 6:30pm by   soldiers of the then President Idi Amin Dada and has never been seen again.

He was accused of aiding the escape of Ugandan exile fighters who had invaded Simba battalion days earlier.

Saturday September 23 marked exactly 50 years since he went missing and was supposedly killed by soldiers who kidnapped him.

Ms Deborah Kyomuhendo Rwakishaija, the daughter of the late Rev said the family has lived in troublesome times at times feeling that their dad may be alive until they came to terms with him missing forever when their mother Ms May Rwabatabazi passed on, on January 26 2012.

The Ntungamo woman Mp Ms Bata Kamateneti challenged leaders to have a spirit of tolerance and anger management if proper development is to be achieved.  


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