Thugs attack NBS journalists, smash car, steal equipment


A car that was carrying the NBS TV team covering Robert Kyagulanyi campaigns in Lira city was vandalised by unknown people.

In a bid to steal equipment, the vandals smashed the windows of the car and stole a laptop and a phone, according to NBS TV news reporter, Daniel Lutaaya.

Daily Monitor photojournalist Abubaker Lubowa said “as the media is trying so hard to serve the nation, there those hooligans who are targeting the gadgets we are using”.

On Thursday, NBS TV’s Daniel Lutaaya and Thomas Kitimbo were attacked while covering Bobi Wine’s Lira rally.


Thugs who intended to disorganise the National Unity Platform (NUP) campaign meeting in Lira were blamed for the attack.

The journalists were also injured in the attack.



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