The Most Reverend Janani Luwum, Anglican archbishop of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Boga-ZaÁƒÂƒÂ¯re, together with two government ministers, were arrested on the charge of an alleged plot to overthrow Ugandan President Idi Amin Dada. They were killed while under arrest for sedition and arms smuggling. Although the official cause of death was given as a car crash, it was revealed that they were killed on the orders of Idi Amin.
Prominent leaders are arrested in Uganda
Wednesday, 16 February 1977