On Tuesday, the ministry of defence came out via its Twitter account to distance itself from the torture allegations

In response, the leader of the opposition in Uganda; Mathias Mpuuga shared his dissatisfaction with the following response

According to National Unity Platform president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, Mwesigwa Eric was kidnapped and tortured with the intent of the government finding out National Unity Platform’s next move to overthrow the government.

It is alleged that when Mwesigwa Eric failed to offer positive responses, he was burned with a hot flat iron on his chest.

The government of Uganda has continuously distanced itself from abduction and torture allegations. However, regardless of this continuous accusation from the opposition in Uganda and the government’s denial of the accusation, there is no single person has been brought to book for participating in the abductions.

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