Former Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye assault allegations to be decided

Buganda road court is today expected to decide on whether or not former Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye has a case to answer on assault case against him.

Mwesigye is said to have assaulted a WBS TV journalist Andrew Lwanga while covering demonstration by unemployed youths in Kampala.

DPC Mwesigye charged with assault causing bodily harm and malicious damage to property.

Mwesigye is accused of seriously assaulting Andrew Lwanga and damaging his video camera in January 2015.

The officer is also accused of damaging a khaki trouser belonging to Joseph Ssettimba a journalist working with Bukedde TV, thereby leaving him half naked with his inner closes exposed to the public.

The fracas happened near Florino Bar and Guest House along Namirembe Road in Kampala while covering unemployed youth group that was matching to Naguru police headquarters to seek permission from IGP Kale Kayihura for the different rallies in January 2015.