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Man Claims Traffic Police Brutality in Obongi, RDC Demands Investigation

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Obongi, Uganda – The RDC of Obongi, Samuel Mpimbaza Hashaka, has ordered an investigation into allegations of assault and extortion involving traffic police officers in Obongi district.

The RDC has instructed the OC CID Obongi, Detective ASP Adriko Ronald, to probe the reported assault of Hassan Ombere, a butcher from Moyo District, who was traveling to buy a cow in Obongi district.

The victim was allegedly attacked by traffic police at a checkpoint in Maduga Foligo, Gimara sub-county, and subsequently admitted to Obongi Health Centre IV.

Ombere claims that during the assault, the traffic police officers stole 1.7 million shillings from his pocket.

Relatives of Hassan Ombere reported the incident to the RDC’s office after alleging that the police had refused to open a case.

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