TOP Radio and TV
September 11, 2010, in an area outside Kalisizio, Uganda
Motorcycle taxi drivers beat freelance journalist Kiggundu,
32, while he was filming them demolishing a house in a town outside Kalisizio
Local journalists told CPJ that the drivers, commonly known as boda-boda, had targeted the home of a fellow driver, whom they had accused of murder and robbery. No arrests were disclosed in either attack.
Kiggundu had worked for several months as a contributor to
the private, Christian-oriented TOP (
In January 2012, news accounts reported that seven people arrested in connection to the murder had been released under unclear circumstances.
Medium: Radio, Television
Job: Broadcast Reporter
Beats Covered: Crime
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Mob Violence
Taken Captive: No
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