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Police Investigating Alleged Assault Of Lira Journalist

By APN Reporter
Kampala

The police in Lira are investigating an alleged assault of Bismack Olang, a radio journalist with Unity Fm, by Lira Mayor Mike Ogwang Olwa, while covering a story on “cancellation of tender for bodaboda revenue collection”.

According to police publicist Fred Enanga, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, is fast tracking the matter to quickly bring the perpetrators to justice.

Enanga added that police have also found out that the radio journalist was working alone, and e cautioned all journalists about the dangers, risks and consequences of mobile journalism.
He revealed that there is need to always carry out risk assessment of the situations before embarking on the work.

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