Victims Equate Butabika Mental Hospital Seclusion Rooms to Torture Chambers

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Tonight, we bring you a tale of a man who alleges that he spent over 24 hours in a seclusion room at Butabika hospital. Benon Kabale a bi-polar patient describes the seclusion rooms as a torture chamber where human rights are grossly violated. His tale comes a day after high court Judge Steven Musota threw out a petition filed by Centre for health human rights and development challenging the way mental health patients are treated in the seclusion rooms. NBS’s Solomon Serwanjja