Rukungiri Magistrates Court was on Wednesday awed after a Forum for Democratic Change activist Joseph Bamushanjire Jr. claimed he was allegedly tortured by police while in custody.
Joseph, identified as the son of renowned Canon Bamushanjire, was arrested together with other two activists while being led to court displayed blood stained clothes. He has been held at Rukungiri police since Wednesday last week.
He said he was tortured and no treatment has been given.
Dr. Besigye’s co-accused, the former presidential candidate, Ms Ingrid Turinawe, candidate for the party presidency Patrick Amuriat and Rukungiri District councillor Innocent Tashobya have been granted a non cash bail.