Fresh Torture Accusations Leveled Against Ugandan Police
Photos were leaked of the mayor of Kamwenge, Geoffrey Byamukama, who had injuries including gaping wounds on his knees and ankles, which reportedly were the result of beatings by police. The police were apparently investigating the murder of former of police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi.
Now Kamwenge town council mayor Geoffrey Byamukama claims that police detectives tortured him from the now-notorious high-security Nalufenya police detention facility in Jinja district.
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