Rukungiri District police commander Richard Emuna and two other officers were on Wednesday injured in running battles with the Opposition supporters.
Emuna and his other officers got hurt as age limit protestors clashed with the opposition protesters.
Our sources also said that the several police officers requested DPC Emuna to denounce the attacks against the protesters but he insisted and uttered Kiswahili statement of ‘Piga wale wajinga’ meaning beat-up those fools.
It’s also established that Emuna’s eyes will be removed due to the severe injuries.
The Community Liaison officer, Assistant Inspector of Police John Barugahare also sustained an injury on the eye and he has been referred to Mbarara Hospital.
One person identified as Edison Nasasira alias Kakuru, 22 and resident Kafunjo cell, Eastern division in Rukungiri Municipality was killed in an exchange between the protestors and armed police officers an incident that also left many people injured as detailed in pictures bellow.