By Aloysious Kasoma
Police has dismissed photographs circulating on social media alleging Mukono District Resident District Commissioner wore a Police uniform to disperse Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu supporters.
The statement from the Kampala Metropolitan Police Public Relations Officer SP Patrick Onyango released today, counts of photos of a man allegedly the Mukono RDC Fred Bamwine in the Police uniform tagged Asiimwe.
“There has been photographs circulating in the social media that the Resident District Commission (sic) of Mukono District Mr. Fred bamwine wore a police uniform and commanded police officers yesterday.’’ Police Statement reads.
Police further clarifies; The photographs that is circulating is of our Officer in Charge of Mbalala Police Station ASP Asiimwe. The picture is not of Mr. Bamwine.
Police say during this operation, one person Jonathan Ssempala lost a life after he was admitted at Kawolo Hospital as a result of a road accident and four other people got injured at Mayangayanga along Nagoje Road.
Police say, the injured were transferred to Mulago Hospital for treatment.
Authorities in Mukono District are investigating an accident involving a police truck and presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi’s supporters.
Eye witnesses said a police truck rammed into the Kyadondo East MP’s supporters who were riding on a motorcycle in a procession at Mayangayanga along Nagoje road on his way to Buikwe district.
Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine supporters were several hours on Monday engaged in running battles with security operatives who tried to disperse them as they enforced electoral guidelines issued to prevent further spread of Coronavirus that has so far killed 201 Ugandans and infected 20,145.
Bobi Wine was heading to Buikwe and Mukono districts too look for votes ahead of 2021 presidential election.