By Robert Ssempala
Last night security operative’s surrounded the home of Solomon Serwanja a journalist with NBS TV.
However, he was not in the house and has since arrested his wife Vivian Nakaliika Sserwanja. It has also arrested two other journalists working with BBC.
The journalists are being detained at the Central Police Station in Kampala. The police commander for Kampala Metropolitan Area, Moses Kafeero has told Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda, that ‘ ‘it’s a long story. We are following the matter. For details come to CPS.’’
According to media reports, Sserwanja and other journalists intended to publish a news story which could have landed them in trouble.
Three BBC journalists and @VivianSerwanjja, his wife have been arrested [cont'd..
— Mujuni Raymond (@qataharraymond) February 7, 2019
The two other journalists working BBC are: Kassim Mohammed, a full time employee of BBCC; Rashid Kaweesa, a fixer and Godfrey Badebya, a cameraman.