Court in Kampala has found former Wandegeya DPC Mr Moses Nanoka with a case to answer at the ongoing trial of officers involved in the beating of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)’s Dr Kizza Besigye supporters.
The Police Court in Naguru on Tuesday held that Mr Nanoka is liable to all the three counts of unnecessary use of force, discreditable conduct that taints the police image and neglect of duty.
Consequently, Nanoka was asked to submit his defence.
In the last court session, Ms Catherine Kushemerirwe, the state prosecutor, said Mr Nanoka, neglected his duty when he did not restrain his juniors from beating up civilians who were cheering Dr Besigye at Kalerwe Market on July 12.
Mr Nanoka, who is charged alongside Constable Robert Wanzala, pleaded not guilty over the new charge slapped on him. Neglect of duty is contrary to section 44(1) code 19(A) of the police Act.
Mr Nanoka and Constable Wanzala had also been charged with unlawful or unnecessary exercise of authority contrary to Section 44 (1) Code 24 of the Police Act and discreditable or irregular conduct contrary to Section 44 (1) Code 12 of the Police Act.
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