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MEDIA FREEDOM: Author Kakwenza released on police bond after weeklong detention

The Police Special Investigations Unit (SIU) have today released Kakwenza Rukirabashaija on Police Bond after staying in detention for a week.

Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, who is famously known for publishing a book, “The Greedy Barbarian” was arrested last week by Police and taken to Kireka at the Special Investigations Unit Headquaters where he has been undergoing interrogation.

According to the Police Bond, Kakwenza was charged with inciting violence and promoting sectarianism.

He has been ordered to report back to Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Kireka on 24th September 2020.

Nakawa Member of Parliament Hon Michael Kabaziguruka stood surety for Kakwenza Rukirabashaija.


Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija is a Seasoned Journalist. He has an experience of Field and Community reporting for over 20 years. He started his career at Daily Monitor in the 1990s and is known for breaking major stories that remain topical issues today like the Bwindi Massacre and Kibwetere Inferno. He also worked at New Vision before concentrating on Digital Media. He has worked as reporter and news editor for a number of Media Organisations. Baraire is a family man, practicing farmer, and public speaker, is passionate about community Journalism. He is currently a Co-Editor at the Informer Ug an Online Publication in Western Uganda. Patson is widely traveled in East and Central Africa where he has attended several media training and Election Monitoring. He is passionate about Environmental Issues and Health Reporting.


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