The Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) has finally given a comment about the manner in which a female traffic officer was manhandled.
According to the force’s spokesperson, – Brig. Richard Karemire its very regrettable for what happened.
“We have been informed of the incident involving a Police traffic Sergeant and UPDF military Police Soldiers. It is very regrettable and apologies to our Police Sister.” He said.
Brig. Karemire added that army and Uganda Police Force are still establishing the facts and Findings that will guide action to be taken.
This incident has however put the army on the spotlight over the level of indiscipline depicted towards a female police traffic officer.
The dramatic scene happened at Seeta, Mukono District where UPDF officers manhandled a traffic officer identified as Esther Namaganda who stopped the vehicle they were travelling in.
The army officers attached to Uganda’s ambassador to Burundi, Maj. Gen. Kyaligonza.
However, this incident has caused a lot of commotion as the Uganda Police officers highlight issues to do with disrespect as the Deputy Inspector General of Police Asan Kasingye, says that the incident is so unacceptable.
Video: #Uganda‘s Ambassador to Burundi, Maj Gen Matayo Kyaligonza with his military guards assaulting a yet-to-be named female traffic officer who stopped them after they made a wrongful U-turn in Seeta, Mukono today, Sunday pic.twitter.com/qsh86XXBzv— The Observer (@observerug) February 24, 2019