Press Release Traffic Alert

The Territorial Police in Greater Bushenyi and Buhweju CPS, are investigating circumstances under which Hon. Mwijukye Francis, MP Buhweju Constituency, was attacked and injured, while responding to a land conflict on the 12.05.2024 at 3:30pm at Nyakishana Sub-county.

The Hon. MP had obtained a complaint from church goers at Rwanyamabare Catholic Church and other members of Rwamabare Farmers Association, who claimed their church was at a risk of removal/demolition, by Kamugisha Frank, a neighbor with whom they are in dispute over the church land. At the scene, the Hon. MP was by a rival group, armed with sticks. During the violent confrontation, the Hon. MP, sustained serious injuries to the head and was rushed to Nsiika Health Centre 4, by police, for medical treatment.

The public should know that legislators are representatives of their constituents and shoulder the responsibility of Parliament. Therefore, any threats of violence against legislators, is an attack on the core of our democracy. These acts of impunity against our legislators will not be tolerated.

We are actively investigating the matter and will ensure the perpetrators are brought to book




SCP Enanga Fred

Police Spokesperson

13th May 2024



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