A total of 10 police and 06 military officers arrested for excessive use of force.
According to a press statement released on Monday morning, the officers were arrested over the torture of people who allegedly defied the curfew placed by President Museveni in Lorokwo West village in Elegu Town Council.
The Police officers arrested include ASP Richard Balenzi, Sgt Musaasizi Charles, Cpl Odong Joseph, PC Opado Moses, PC Opio Augustine, PC Okello Bosco, PC Okello Jimmy, PC Ssentamu Richard, PC Byamukama G, PC Funga Nelson and PC Busingye Ronald.
Police says these will be charged with aggravated torture.
On the other hand, the military officers include L/CPL Awany Abori Constantine, Pte Making Mohammed, Pte Eboku John Mark, Pte Mutenge Robert, Pte Ayo Silvestre and Pte Ahimbisibwe Eria.
The pictures of the victims made rounds on social media causing outrage with many accusing the security operatives of high handedness while enforcing the presidential directives.