By Sania Babirye
The case in which Four Police officers are charged with touring the mayor of Kamwenge Geoffrey Byamukama has been adjourned to the 11th of july 2017 as investigations into the case continues .
The suspects including D/ASP Patrick Muramira, D/ASP FreTumuhairwe, Habib Roma and Ben Odeke had appeared before Buganda road court chief Magistrate Jamson Kareemani for extension of their bail.
The four were charged with two counts of torture and causing grievance harm which charges they deny .
Prosecution led by Nelly Asiku states that on the 5th/April 2017 at Ministry of Lands in the office of commissioner William Turyomurugyendo within Kampala district, the accused picked Mayor Byamukama and unlawfully used iron bars and batons to beat him thereby causing wounds on his knees and ankles.
The officers allegedly committed the said offenses while in the course of performing their duties as they transported Byamukama in police van registration number UAT 460Y.
Mayor Byamukama was hospitalized at Nakasero Hospital for several days where he was being treated for the wounds he allegedly sustained as a result of the torture.