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Kenyan Investigative Journalist Kassim Mohamed Among Those Arrested In Uganda

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FILE IMAGE OF A HANDCUFFED MAN

A Kenyan investigative journalist Kassim Mohamed is among those who were arrested by Uganda police under unclear circumstances.

Mohamed was arrested along side Rashid Kaweesa, Godfrey Bandebye and Solomon Serwanjj’s wife of NBS TV.

Mohamed was an investigative journalist for the Global investigative journalism Network. He once worked at Kenya Television Network (KTN) with Mohamed Ali and John Allan Namu in the investigative desk.

When the two left KTN, he is said to have followed Namu and became among the pioneer journalists who started the African Uncensored series.

According to twitter user Rosebell Kagumiro, that police surrounded the house of Solomon Serwanjj over unclear circumstances.

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They are yet to be charged or arraigned in court.  Ms Kagumire has called fr the immediate release of the journalists.

All those arrested have had a background in investigative journalism, and it is not yet clear whether they were following a story before being arrested.

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