Dr. Stella Nyanzi Faces Cyber Harrasment Charges

By Henry Baguma

Dr. Stella Nyanzi, the controversial Makerere University Research fellow is set to appear before the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) in Kibuli over cyber offences.

Dr. Nyanzi has been summoned to present herself at the CID Headquarters on Tuesday morning.

According to a letter signed by Joseph Obwona on behalf of the Director criminal investigations Stella is wanted for an offensive communication and Cyber Harassment.

“Pursuant to Section 27A of the Police Act, you are required to report to Criminal Investigations Directorate headquarters in Kibuli on Tuesday 7th / 03/ 2017 at 10:00hrs to assist in providing valuable information in respect to the matter being investigated,” reads the letter in part.

Dr. Nyanzi has confirmed receiving the summons, defiantly adding that she is ready to appear and defend herself.

In June last year, Dr. Stella Nyanzi was found guilty of gross misconduct after she stripped in broad-day-light protesting the closure of her office at the University’s institute of social research (MISR).