The Police of Wera police station is investigating a case of assault against Honorable Musa Ecweru the elected Member of Parliament (MP), representing Amuria County, Amuria District and Minister of State for Works and Transport.
Preliminary findings indicate that on the 26th July 2022 at around 11:30 am while attending a Sunday service at St. Micheal Catholic church, an individual identified as Okurut Micheal came to the Altar disguising to be seeking a blessing.
However, after the blessing, the individual turned to the Minister who was giving a speech and slapped him. The suspect was immediately subdued by the Ministers bodyguards.
According to Ageca Oscar Gregg PRO East Kyoga, a case has been opened at Wera Police station where statements have been recorded and the suspect is detained as Inquiries and investigation into the matter is expedited.
The Minister is allegedly not liked among his people for caning them on different occasions and publicly humiliating them.