He highlighted other prominent examples of torture in the recent past involving Members of Parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana including other victims of pre and post-election violence in January 2021.
According to Dr. Oledo, sometimes security personnel intimidate Doctors in line of duty not to dispense care to torture victims, a practice that undermines their ethical obligations under the Hippocratic Oath where they committed to saving lives.
It’s also yet to be verified whether Kakwenza was aided to move in those countries or if he indeed created his own path.
Throughout the COVID-19 lockdown spanning 2020 and 2021, the Commission received 238 torture complaints involving (203 females and 35 females). Of this, 150 cases were recorded against the police, 83 against the Uganda People’s Defense Forces – UPDF and three against Prison authorities.