By our reporter
In April, Stockton South Member of Parliament Paul Williams attacked President Yoweri Museveni to leave power.
During a plenary session, the British legislator tasked his government to address the Uganda leader against continuing his stay in power.
“Will government use the CHOGM to give a message to President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni that after 32 years, he has become a barrier to his country’s development. Good governance includes leaving power,” Williams urged.
Now, the MP is again back with a bang against Museveni government over Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze’s mistreatment.
In a letter addressed to Boris Johnson, the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Williams stated that he was contacted by Hellen Epstein of Bard College in New York who briefed him about Nambooze’s torture by the state.
According to Williams, Nambooze is one of the MPs who were assaulted when Special Forces Command (SFC) raided parliament on 27 September,2017 during a fractious time when the removal of presidential age limit was being debated.
He says Nambooze was one of the MPs opposing the bill and during the process bones in her back were broken and she underwent spinal surgery afterwards.
“She has subsequently been arrested (and in the last few days released on police bail) for social media posts,” said Williams.
The MP now wants his government to make appropriate diplomatic representations possible in order to secure the safety and well-being of Nambooze.
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