Jinja Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Erick Sakwa has been arrested.
According to reports, Sakwa was arrested Friday afternoon.
He was scheduled to appear at a local radio station for a show.
Sakwa has been accused of using an iron fist in the implementation of COVID19 guidelines.
Recently, a family of a man he allegedly tortured and died refused to bury their person unless the government looks into the matter.
Sakwa has also publicly announced that Dr Kizza Besigye and other opposition members are unwelcome in Jinja.
He also tortured Pastor Paul Muwanguzi after appearing on Baba Radio together.