Can Gen Muhoozi’s word be trusted?

The Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi PHOTO/ALEX ESAGALA

What you need to know:

  • On August 15, 2018, journalists, including NTV’s Herbert Zziwa were arrested and tortured by military personnel during a fracas that arose from the stoning of the President’s car but no action was taken.
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The Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi, yesterday apologised and pledged quick action against military police personnel, who beat up and injured  journalists covering National Unity Platform (NUP) party leader Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, while delivering a petition to United Nations offices on Wednesday. 
The army yesterday said seven soldiers were prosecuted and convicted to sentences ranging from caution to 90 days detention. 

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