By Norah Mukimba
Popular female singer Diana Namukwaya aka Spice Diana is nursing injuries and a heavy heart after she was allegedly thumped by police during the Kampala Capital City festival.
The singer, who was rushed to a clinic for treatment after being clobbered claims she had just finished performing when she was attacked by a group of marauding cops and goons who thumped her with batons and several hot slaps and kicks
She took to social media to break the news; “I was beaten so badly and disrespected by ruthless so called police officers. I am now nursing wounds. When I asked them why they were beating me, they arrogantly said they were doing their job.
She added that; “During the scuffle, they harmed innocent people and kids too.”
However, a source who was at the carnival revealed to us that Diana rubbed her diva credentials and insulted the cops many of whom had gone the day without a meal. They nursed their anger and hunger on her.
“Today after my first performance at the carnival I was beaten So badly and disrespected by ruthless so called police officers and I am nursing wounds.
Dear bivulu promoters as you invite us to entertain and happen with our people , also show some respect and value our dear lives therefore heir trained and professional police officers for security and not gamblers that have a lot of problems in there families and they try to console themselves by beating up innocent people like animals .And many of my fellow artists and innocent civilians have fallen victims which is unfair in our own country
She later announced that she will not be honoring some up coming shows due to her injuries: ” Am so sorry to #announce that i will not be able to perform in some places I was to be tonight to celebrate with you this day because of my condition .And thank u my fans and everyone for wishing me well ,Still strong 💪 thank u for the love and your prayers. Oh lord protect our nation