Uganda, March 9 -- Last week, the Secretary for the Presidency, Mr Yunus Kakande, suspended Luuka Deputy Resident District Commissioner (DRDC) Paul Waiswa Bweni Bwamwiko for gross misconduct.

The move was precipitated by the circulation of a video in which the DRDC was allegedly captured beating the daylights out of a young man who he had earlier failed to convince to buy into his thinking on matters around the politics of the district.

Whereas Mr Bwamwiko is "the man of the moment", that kind of indiscipline has become quite commonplace.

In September 2019 another DRDC, Mr Richard Tabaro, was caught on camera slapping and kicking one Elizabeth Katungi.

Other RDC's have been involved in wife or husband grabbing, land grabbing, grabbing...