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KAHINDA OTAFIRE CRITIQUE SECURITY ORGANS ON TORTURE

By Mamdan Matte and Mbabazi Sharon

Justice and constitutional affairs Minister Gen Kahinda otafire has criticized security organs for torturing suspects saying it’s against the principle of natural justice.

Minister Gen Kahinda Otafire was presiding over at the cerebrations to mark the international human rights day cerebrations at old Kampala secondary school grounds in kampala.

According to Minister Otafire, most suspects end up with torture bruises on their bodies which tarnishes the police image adding that the tortured victims are still innocent until when court proves them guilty.

He threatens that the police officers who will be implicated torturing victims will be prosecuted by both courts of law and human rights bodies.

Otafire sounded mythical when he congratulated the Former Buyende DPC Muhammad Kirumira for his efforts in exposing the rotten part of the Police.

About the arrest of the Former IGP Kale Kaihura, Otafire says it should serve as an example to other authorities not to miss use their offices adding that the law will catch up with them.

Demoted AISP Muhammad Kirumira sounded unhappy about the tortures at Nalufenya adding that he’s formed a coalition that will see all tortured persons registering to have justice and bring those who tortured them to book.

The cerebrations that started with a match walk from Mengo court saw human rights activities castigating security organs on torture.

Earlier the Chairperson of Uganda Human rights commission Maddie Kagwa revealed that the commission has received more cases of tortured victims which posses a challenge to security organs.

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