Museveni order Jinja RDC Sakwa out of office until DPP clear him of murder charges

President Museveni has directed embattled Jinja RDC Eric Joseph Sakwa to immediately vacate office and only return when the allegations against him are fully investigated and dispose of.

Despite court last evening, ruled that Sakwa interdiction was unlawful saying that he can return to his job, the President said allegations for which his representative in Jinja is being accused of are very grave and he cannot continue holding office in the circumstances.

Sakwa is accused of being present when a Mwananchi was being beaten by LDUs who died later.

Museveni said has since got information that this was a frame-up by corrupt people in Jinja that are fighting Sakwa because of his good work.

He added that whereas the allegations may be false, they cannot be taken lightly and should be thoroughly investigated.

Sakwa was interdicted following his legal woes that stemmed from the death of a one Sanga Charles, a resident of Lwanda Village in Mafubira Sub county Jinja District, who was allegedly tortured on orders of the RDC.

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