Issue: Media freedom violation
Date: 26 January 2023
No. of people affected: One
Profession of affected person(s): Journalist
Perpetrator(s): Radio Station manager
Police in Kanungu District have arrested a radio station manager over assaulting a female journalist at the same station. Ms Anita Tumuramye, a female presenter at Kanungu FM, was allegedly assaulted by her manager, identified as Nelson Kagote Twinamatsiko after she demanded her commission for an advert she brought for the radio station. She explains that when she tried to inquire from Twinamatsiko about her commission, he slapped her on the face, which caused the nose to start bleeding. She says that Twinamatsiko continued dragging her to the ground as he beat her.
SOURCE: Daily Monitor