Specialists Deployed to Treat Bobi Wine

Health Specialists Deployed in Gulu Prison to Treat Bobi Wine

The Uganda Prisons Service has deployed a team of 15 health specialists Prison to treat the injured suspects, among those recently arrested from Arua.

The team which is headed by Dr Joseph Andama, a specialized doctor attached to Mulago National Referral Hospital has among others, psychiatrists and specialists in the treatment of bones and fractures. They will be stationed at Gulu prisons, where the suspects are detained.

Frank Baine, the Uganda prisons' Service Public Relations Officer says that the move is in fulfillment of a directive by the Chief Magistrates Court to provide unrestricted access to medical attention to the suspects who were allegedly tortured while in detention.

Jacob Oulanyah, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament said after visiting the legislators yesterday in Gulu that most of the suspects are in good health with few complaints of sprained muscles. Oulanyah said he was told that Bobi Wine will undergo rigorous medical examination which includes internal organ assessment.