WOMAN SHOT AND INJURED BY THE UGANDA POLICE FORCE SEEKS COMPENSATION .
The woman that was shot and injured by the Mubende police constables during a land eviction exercise two years ago at Kawaala village, Kitumbi Sub County, in Mubende district is seeking for the force’s redress to help her acquire the necessary medication due to the heavy pains.
Muleka Annett alleges that she was shot by the police in November 2015 during a scuffle between the police and the tenants who were protesting land eviction at kawaala village Kitumbi sub county Mubende district.
She laments ’’I was coming from a burial ceremony heading home thus hearing gunshots and immediately I realized that I had been hit by a gun shot in my womb and I was bleeding severely “
Muleka was later admitted to Kasanda health center iv for immediate medical attention and it’s here that she was informed by the medical personnel after the operation that her chances of being a mother again had been hampered with the gunshot thus advising her to change her diet that was abit expensive to adhere to minus any external assistance.
Muleka is a mother to three siblings mentions Nakamoga Veronica 7, Ssegujja Lawrence 5, and the little Celestine Nabukenya whom she asserts that can nolonger provide for their needs like education and feeding as the only sole provider they centered on as a result of the reckless police gunshot she circumed to.
Ssensamba Mark 30, the husband to the victim laments that though his wife is in severe abdominal pain and experiences sleepless nights as a result of the gunshot wound she circumed from the police shooting, He, as the household head can no longer take care of her bills and sustenance and is living in a state of hopelessness.
Akiiza Jemus, the brother to the gunshot victim says that they have to spend spend seventy thousand shillings as hospital bills whenever they seek for medical attention yet they are living in a state of fear and intimidation thus calling for the Inspector General Of Police General Edward Kale Kaihura’s intervention into their matters since they are constantly having threats from Kasanda police department to drop the gunshot charges and follow ups for justice all face detention too thus calling for the IGP’s involvement.