Ugandan TV station condemns ‘torture of reporters’

NTV Uganda condemned the “torture and unjustified detention” of the two journalists. Photo: RR

Casablanca (ADV) – Two Ugandan journalists, previously arrested, have been realised and are alleged to have been tortured by authorities.

Herbert Zziwa and Ronald Mwanga were “violently arrested by armed men in military fatigues while reporting live on air”, their employer NTV Uganda said in a statement.

NTV Uganda declared that two journalists arrested, Herbert Zziwa and Ronald Mwanga, were “physically assaulted repeatedly” after being taken to an unidentified location.

The journalists were previously arrested for “incitement of violence”.

NTV Uganda condemned their “torture and unjustified detention” and plans to “robustly defend them against these charges”.

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