Three journalists detained in connection to Entebbe airport corruption investigations
- January 26, 2023
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By Wod Omoro
Entebbe: Three journalists have been arrested in Entebbe by alleged airport security and now detained at Abaita Ababiri police station.
The three journalists include George William Kakooza attached to CBS radio , Sulah Kagugube and Norah Odoi attached to UBC TV.
The three were arrested on their way from Kigungu landing site on duty by alleged aviation security personnel who were travelling in an authority bus registration number UBC 431C.
The journalists who have sustained injuries have now been detained at Abaita Ababiri police station and a computer misuse charge has been slapped on them according to one of the officers
One of the journalists says they were being beaten in the bus while being transporting as officers probed why they were interested in reporting on the airport corruption saga.
Entebbe airport has been on the spot for corruption , extortion and misconduct by staff to travelers in the recent weeks with complaints by airport clients being shared on various social media platforms.
Civil aviation spokesperson Vianney Lugya says they are investigating what happened to harmonize with both parties.