MPs Attack Police Over Scribes’ Arrest

Members of Parliament have asked police to refrain from attacking journalists who covering unfolding events at former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential flag bearer Dr. Kiiza Besigye’s home in Kasangati.

On Monday 9 journalists were arrested in two separate events at State House Nakasero and Kasangati.

Speaking to KFM, Dr. Lulume Bayiga a member of the Parliamentary Forum in Media said that such anguish was unnecessary and was targeted at the wrong people.

Meanwhile NBS Television journalist Remmy Bahati became the latest Journalist to be arrested by police for covering events unfolding at the home of FDC’s Dr. Kiiza Besigye on Tuesday afternoon.

This comes just a day after the police spokesperson Fred Enanga accused Journalists of deviated from media ethics and taking sides with some opposition figures.

Story By Benjamin Jumbe