PICTORIAL BY NEWS EDITOR
THE Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Ms. Jane Frances Abodo has today informed Court in Mityana how Ugandan government has lost interest and withdrawn charges against Mityana Municipality legislator Hon. Francis Butebi Zaake.
The letter signed by DPP Abodo and delivered by the State Attorney to Mityana Chief Magistrate Moses Kule Lubangula reads, “This is to inform court that the Director of Public Prosecution has decided to discontinue proceedings against Hon. Zaake Francis charged with Negligent act likely to spread the infection of disease C/S171 of The Penal Code Act and Disobedience of Lawful Orders C/S117 of The Penal Code Act.”
SIX TOP POLICE BOSSES WANTED BY COURT OVER TORTURE
Meanwhile, Six top Police bosses are expected to appear before Court in Mityana on 18th August 2020 in the matter of prevention and prohibition of Torture Act, 2012.
The accused allegedly tortured Mityana Municipality legislator Francis Zaake and the MP want them in court to be punished for the sins he says, they committed.
The six are;
A1. SS KAGARURA BOB, Uganda Police Officer, Wamala Regional Police Commander
A2. SP Alex Mwine Mukono, Uganda Police Officer, The District Police Commander Mityana District.
A3. D/IP Twesigye Hamdam, Uganda Police Officer attached to Special Investigations Unit/Division at Kireka Kampala.
A4. D/ASP Musa Walugembe, Uganda Police Officer, The Officer-In- Charge Special Investigations Unit/Division at Kireka, Kampala
A5. D/SCP Elly Womanya, Uganda Police Officer, Commandant, Special Investigations Unit/Division at Kireka Kampala
A6. D/ACP Oketcho Isaac, Uganda Police officer.
The DPP has however asked court to takeover this case, a move objected by Hon. Zaake lawyers Aaron Kiiza. The Magistrate will give his wise ruling on this on 18th August 2020