The body of the late Internal Affairs minister, Gen Aronda Nyakairima, has arrived at Entebbe airport.
The body came aboard an Emirates plane flight A330 200.
Minutes earlier, the military dispatched two fighter jets to escort the Emirates flight carrying the body of Gen. Aronda from Nairobi to Entebbe airport.
Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen Katumba Wamala, Police chief, Gen Kale Kayihura, Minister of Security, Mary Karoro Okurut, Gen Elly Tumwine and prisons boss, Johnson Byabashaijja.
Also present at the airport are Members of Parliament and other government officials.
The family of the late is also present to receive the body of their beloved.
Also present are senior police and prisons officers.
A UPDF brass band was also available playing a dirge that will receive the fallen former army commander.
A convoy including government vehicles and ambulances is at the airport to carry the body of the late back to Kampala city.