Kagadi police under investigation over alleged harassment

Kagadi-Police in Kagadi district are under probe by a combined team of investigators from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence CMI and the Albertine Regional Police headquarters.

Kagadi police is accused of being involved in partisan politics and torturing of some politicians.

On Thursday, a team headed by the Albertine Regional Police commander –RPC, Deo Obura visited Kagadi central police station and the home of the NRM flag bearer for Buyaga East constituency Stephen Twesige who accuses police of being bribed by his contenders to harass him and interrupt his campaigns.

Twesige was on Wednesday rushed to Dr.Kagwa’s health centre after being teargased as he returned from Kampala very since he was declared winner after trouncing 7 candidates including the incumbent.

Twesige claims that Kagadi police has been conniving with some wrong people to kill him which forced him to call for the intervention of the national and regional police.

Although Stephen called for calm among his supporters, he tasked the national and Albertine regional police to investigate the matter to its logical conclusion before the situation runs out of hand.

The Albertine Regional Police spokesperson, Allan Hakiza revealed that the team is investigating all election violence in the region.

In regard to Twesige’s claims, Hakiza revealed that Kagadi police officers will be disciplined if found guilty.

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Abitegeka Gerald

The News Editor ,Reporter at Kagadi Kibaale community Radio

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