Rioter who hit a female police officer with a hammer remanded
A man who was seen on social media attacking a female police officer during the recent protests against the arrest of NUP Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi has been charged and remanded to Kitalya government prison for aggrevated robbery.
The suspect Ssimbwa Emmanuel, a boda boda rider and a resident of Kikonko 1 Kirinya in Bweyogerere appeared before Buganda road court Magistrate Acaa Ketty Joan and was not allowed to say anything since the offence he allegedly committed is capital in nature and only tried by the High court.
Simbwa is jointly charged with three others Godfrey Lubyayi, Semakula Muhammed, and Marvin Ahimbisibwe.
Prosecution alleges that the four and others still at large on 18th/November/ 2020, at Nakivubo road in Kampala city robbed ASP Kasule Consilanta of her techno mobile phone valued at 150,000 shs using actual violence thereby causing her grievance harm.
They accused persons return to Court on 14th/ December as investigations into their case continue.
Meanwhile, The Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander CP Kafeero Moses has paid a visit to ASP Kasule Consilata who was hit with a hammer & stoned by rioters. She has been discharged but will undergo an operation to remove the blood clot. Investigations into the incident are still on.