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TikToker Pressure faces several criminal charges over attacking Kabaka

 

Police said Monday that they were transcribing over 50 videos allegedly recorded by an online troll who allegedly carried out a campaign of abuse against the Buganda king (Kabaka) Ronald Muwenda Mutebi and other kingdom officials.

Ibrahim Musana, a 27-year-old Ugandan TikToker, popularly known on social media as Pressure Pressure is in police detention following his arrest on February 17, 2024 on charges of defamation, promoting hate speech and incitement to violence, among others.

Police spokesperson, Mr Fred Enanga said he has been using his social media platforms such as Tiktok, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube to attack the Kabaka and Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga, among other kingdom officials.

“We continue to process charges against a suspect who was arrested for defaming the Kabaka of Buganda, promoting hate speech, incitement to violence and other offensive pieces of communication against the Kabaka of Buganda and Buganda Kingdom,” Mr Enanga told journalists on Monday.

According to him, Musana, a resident of Kawuuga in Mukono District and Kira Road was arrested by Police Crime Intelligence task teams following a series of reported hate crimes, “acts of incitement of violence, defamation of the Kabaka of Buganda, the Katikiro and a lot of offensive communication through various digital platforms on Tiktok, Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube.”

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