Judiciary to investigate commercial court registrar over assault of journalists

Monday April 29, 2019


The Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Esta Nambayo has tasked the Inspector of Courts to investigate reports that the Commercial court registrar Fred Waninda assaulted television journalists days back.

According to a statement released this afternoon, this is to be done withing within seven days.

This comes amidst reports that Waninda assaulted Hannington Kisakye, a journalist attached to Smart 24 Television days back.

The accused was caught on camera slapping Kisakye for recording him while leaving the court room where he had testified on allegations of forging an agreement with intentions of grabbing land belonging to Charles Mulindwa, a resident of Bugujju in Mukono municipality.

The journalist has since claimed that the accused also destroyed his camera's lens.