Kasese Journalist Assaulted In Bundibugyo By Ministers of Obudhingiya Kingdom Spokesperson.
Bundibugyo: A journalist attached to Bukedde television has been assaulted as he approached the spokesperson of the obundigya kingdom official for information on conditions that are taking place in the areas.
The incident happened yesterday at community fellowship belonging to Pastor kyomuhendo in bubukwanga village.
The journalist who was assaulted by Rev. Pastor kyomuhendo Geoffrey the spokes person of obundigya kingdom and musinguzi John the youth minister in the same kingdom was identified as Kule Robert a correspondent based in Kasese and same parts of western Uganda.
Robert was trying to gather information from kingdom official but being a Mukonzo they suspected him to be gathering what concerns them which brought mixed feelings of the two sides and decided to hit him until police came and rescued him at the scene of crime in Bubukwanga.
Speaking to the district police commander Tukahebwa Martin confirmed the incident and revealed to us that the suspects were arrested but later the spokesperson being popular was released on bond while the youth minister is till detained until tried in courts of law.
“The two are being charged of assault and simple robbery as they took his ATM card, camera and some money that he had” DPC Martin said on phone in an interview.
Martin further added that the assaulted journalist was given security until to take him half way from bundibugyo and he will be treated as he get back to his home.
Efforts to hear from Robert kule failed as we tried his phone repeatedly but it couldn’t connect to get comments.
this comes after the two kings had signed a peace agreement