The Uganda Police Force have arrested four of its own for allegedly torturing Godfrey Byamukama, the Kamwenge Town Council LC 3 chairperson.

Those arrested are Fred Tumuhirwe, Patrick Muramira, Moses Kasiba and Abdul Ssemuju alias Minaana.

According to a reliable Police source, the suspects were picked up on Saturday by a combined team of operations from Flying Squad, Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) and Special Operations Unit. “We spent the last five days searching for them but now we have them in custody, they could not hide us, said the source on condition of anonymity. The suspects are said to be in custody at Nalufenya police facility in Jinja District.

According to sources the suspects work under the Special Operations Unit (SOU), which was formed in 2014 at the peak of the operation against suspected members of the Allied Democratic Front (ADF) rebel group in Eastern Uganda.