Bobi Wine suspends campaigns over journalist's shooting

This photo taken on December 27, 2020 show presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi (centre) visiting Mr Saif-llah Ashraf Kasirye, a Radio One journalist and an online Ghetto TV cameraman at Masaka regional referral hospital after he was allegedly shot as police dispersed Bobi Wine supporters in Masaka. PHOTO/ DAVID LUBOWA

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Three journalists Mr Saif-llah Ashraf Kasirye (Radio One/ Ghetto TV), Daniel Lutaaya (NBS TV) 

National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has suspended his campaigns schedule in Lwengo and Bukomansimbi today following the shooting of a journalist on his campaign trail.
Mathias Mpuuga, the NUP deputy president in charge of the Central region, told journalists Sunday that they decided to halt the campaigns following the shooting of Mr Saif-llah Ashraf Kasirye, a Radio One journalist and an online Ghetto TV cameraman at Kyabakuza trading center in the outskirts of Masaka Municipality.
“The campaigns have been suspended as of today because the president has gone with Ashiraf who is badly injured. We shall communicate to the country probably before the fall of the day as to our next course of action,” Mr Mpuuga said.

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