Tortured Journalist Andrew Lwanga testifies in court

Hearing of the Assault case against former Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye resumes with journalist Andrew Lwanga pinning Joram the officer as having hit him thrice on the head and the chest using a heavy stick during a protest by youths last month.

Lwanga who walks with aid of crutches due to injuries sustained from the assault informed Buganda road court grade one magistrate Sanyu Mukasa that the DPC who had gone on a whipping rampage beating whoever crossed his path also hit and damaged his video camera .

He says he sustained a compressed spine and can neither walk nor sit without support from a piece of cloth tied around his waist  besides having difficulties to access basic needs like food, medical care rent and school fees for his only child .           Matter adjourned to 30th.March for further hearing.

Story by

Kayaga Veronica

February 25 2015