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Bushenyi Inmates Accuse Police of Torture

Inmate after inmate accused the officers at Sheema and Bushenyi police stations of using electronic and non-electronic devices to coerce them confess to crimes they have not committed.
 Inmates at Nyamushekyera Government Prison have accused police officers in Bushenyi and Sheema district of torture.

The inmates were speaking on Tuesday during a visit by the Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine who visited the facility.

Inmate after inmate accused the officers at Sheema and Bushenyi police stations of using electronic and non-electronic devices to coerce them confess to crimes they have not committed.

Some of the inmates removed their clothes to show marks of torture all over their bodies.

In his response, Justice Bamwine expressed disappointment over the actions of the police officers.

 

Bamwine tasked police commanders in Greater Bushenyi to investigate the inmates allegations and take action against the officers.

Greater Bushenyi regional Police Spokesperson Martial Tumusiime revealed that the investigations into the matter will commence immediately.

This is not the first time that police in Bushenyi is being accused of torturing suspects. 

In May, suspects implicated officers from the Criminal Investigations Department at Bushenyi Police Station for torturing them to confess to crimes they didn't commit.