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Ochom Orders Fresh Investigations into Masaka Cyclist's Death

Ochom told journalists in Masaka that police should conduct fresh investigations to establish what prompted Walugembe to set himself ablaze.

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The Director of Operations Uganda Police Edward Ochom has ordered for fresh investigations into the death of a Boda Boda Cyclist in Masaka.

Hussein Walugembe, walked into a traffic office at Masaka Central Police Station on July 2 and doused himself with petrol claiming that the traffic police officers demanded a bribe to release his motorcycle.

Ochom told journalists in Masaka that police should conduct fresh investigations to establish what prompted Walugembe to set himself ablaze.

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Ochom, says that the police is also considering transferring senior police officers in the district after they were being accused by cyclists for persecuting them. 

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Masaka resident district commissioner Herman Ssentongo asked the public to report cases of irresponsible officers to his office for action.

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John Kato vice-chairperson of Masaka city motorcyclists says that many cyclists have been arrested and tortured during enforcement of presidential directives on the fight against COVID-19.

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