Kampala Police has arrested an American citizen for allegedly assaulted one of the workers of Grand Imperial Hotel.

Footage from security television cameras installed showed a foreigner, identified later as Mr Jimmy .L.Taylor punching and humiliating a hotel employee.

Upon police efforts to effect his arrest Taylor spot on, turned rowdy, uncontrollable and tried to disarm policemen.

During the questioning, the American National confessed to having attacked the victim. He claimed an illness caused him to suffer stress that drove him to attack the hotel staff.

The suspect who claims to be a missionary and an ex US Marine is currently detained at Central Police Station Kampala on charges of assault and malicious damage as investigations are ongoing .