The Professional Standards Unit has opened an investigation into the alleged beating and torture of the Woman Member of Parliament for Buvuma District and some of her supporters, while stopping them from holding an unlawful assembly, at Kyanja village, Bweema sub-county in Buvuma district on the 19.04.2023.
The Hon. MP and her supporters had defied the guidelines from the District security committees, following disagreements between Buvuma Women’s Council and the Woman MP.
As a result, the district security team dispersed the unlawful gathering and also arrested 4 suspects. However, some of the officers aggressively man-handling the protesters.
As soon as the video came to the attention of the IGP, he immediately ordered the PSU to institute inquiries and ensure officers who committed acts of violence are held accountable.
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The UPF as an institution continues to stand for the rule of law and will hold any one accountable, who commits acts of torture.
The summoned officers include; SP Kanyesigye Jamal the D/RPC, SP Bagoole Michael – DPC Buvuma, AIP Odeke Francis, CPL Wamanga David, PC Obalim, PC Turyahebwa Akim, PC Ahamize Brave, PC Olari Albert John, PC Egwel Peter Aggrey, PC Kabaheka Benson, PC Makomeli Emma Kevin.