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Journalists pin former ruling party parliamentary candidate in court over assault.

Journalists pin former ruling party parliamentary candidate in court over assault.

Masaka, 10th/February/2016; Two journalists Shamim Jjingo Nakawooya and Gertrude Mutyaba Lilian both Daily Monitor correspondents in Masaka District have on 10th February 2016, testified against a former contender for the ruling party parliamentary seat for Lwengo, Eddie Ssansa in an assault and malicious damage to property criminal case. Shamim told court, presided over by Grade

HRNJ-Uganda alert, Court adjourns a journalist’s assault case against a senior police officer

Kampala, 18th/ February/2015; Court at  Buganda Road has adjourned a case in which a Wavah Broad Casting Services (WBS) Journalist,  Andrew Lwanga was allegedly assaulted by Joram Mwesige a former Division Police Commander of Old Kampala Police Station. This was after defence counsel George Spencer made an oral application seeking for a two weeks’ adjournment

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