KAMPALA – Police in Wandegeya have on August 29 started investigations of a one Kasumba Baker 24, a National Resistance Movement supporter who was hit on the head and nailed in the hands by anonymous people.
According to the August 29 document, Mr Kasumba was attacked while he was from his workplace on his way to visit his mother.
“He decided to take short route through Kalerwe where old spare parts of vehicles are sold, as he was about to reach the flyover, two men came and hit him on the head. He became unconscious and the two men grabbed him and nailed his hands with nails of 6 inches,” Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango narrated in a statement.
He added that Mr Kasumba was rescued by two men who were looking for their lost child and thus shouted thinking it was their child that was being kidnapped.
“The two men decided to run away when the women reached the scene,they made an alarm and police response,” reads an excerpt.
Mr Kasumba was rushed to Mulago hospital and Police has confirmed that he is out of danger.
According to Mr Kasumba, he was on Sunday, August 25 approached by a man who confronted him to stop supporting NRM and President Museveni.
SP Onyango has noted that the attack was planned and organized.
“The attackers seem to have trailed him all the way from the workplace,” he noted.
Adding that ” This kind of political violence cannot be allowed in Uganda. This is not a good political strategy to whoever is using it,”
He has further condemned the attack saying that political intimidation and whoever is using it should desist from it.