The whereabout of Solomon Sserwanjja, a senior NBS TV anchor and investigative journalist still remain unknown as his wife Vivian Nakaliika Sserwanja, remains reported to be under police custody.



Serwanjja’s house in one of the city suburbs was reportedly surrounded yesterday evening by security operatives who wanted to arrest him over unclear reasons.

After failing to apprehend him, the operatives arrested Vivian who is said to his wife and today morning drove her to the Central Police Station (CPS) where she is still being held up to now.
Two BBC journalists as well, a one Muhammed Kassim and Rashid Kaweesa are also in custody together

with their video journalist, Godfrey Badebye who were working closely with Sserwanja on a certain investigative project.
Their lawyer Medard Sseggona was today morning at CPS trying to secure the release of the journalists.
Kigozi said management had not been told why Sserwanjja is wanted but Patrick Onyango the spokesperson of Kampala Metropolitan held a briefing and told journalists that Solomon is wanted in connection with possession of classified drugs.

The Police spokesman did not give details about the nature of the drugs but rather said they got about 20 boxes from Sserwanjja’s home.

However Next Media management suspects that their pursuance by the police is connected to an investigation project that NBS TV is conducting with the BBC.
Joyce Bagala, was however heard saying that the details police is giving against their people are scanty.


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