By Nathan Eyagu
Police in Wera sub-county in Amuria district is investigating a case in which a suspect identified as Okurut Micheal a male adult aged 39 years slapped the State Minister for Works also Amuria County MP Musa Francis Ecweru during Sunday service at St. Micheal Catholic church in front of his bodyguard.
It’s alleged that Okurut came before the alter like other congregants, knelt down got his blessings afterward he got up and surprisingly slapped the minister as he was giving his sermon on 26th June.
ASP Oscar Gregg Ageca, police spokesperson for the East Kyoga region in a statement said, Okurut was thereafter immediately subdued by the Minister's bodyguards with no harm being occasioned on the Minister.
He added that an investigation on the case of assault has commenced.
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,” Ageca said