Ugandan Police Tribunal Drops Torture Charges Against Officer
The case against controversial former district police commander Muhammad Kirumira took yet another twist when the prosecution at a police tribunal withdrew torture charges against him for lack of witnesses. His other charges remain. The flying squad were last week forced to break into Kirumira's home to arrest him, a day after he vowed to resign.
Former Buyende DPC Muhammad Kirumira surrenders to FSU officers during his arrest at his home on February 1, 2018.
Monitor, 8 February 2018
Police prosecutor, Ms Katherine Kusemererwa, has dropped charges against former Buyende District Police Commander, ASP Muhammad Kirumira. Read more »
Observer, 8 February 2018
The police tribunal has withdrawn the charge of torture and unlawful use of excessive authority against Muhammad Kirumira the former Buyende district police commander. Read more »
The police have arrested controversial District Police Commander Muhammad Kirumira, a day after he said he would resign. Kirumira was scheduled to appear before a tribunal today, ... Read more »