Kanungu Radio Manager Charged Ugx200,000 Over Assault of Employee

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Grade one magistrate Court in Kanungu district has fined Nelson Twinamatsiko, the manager of Kanungu FM Ugx200,000 or serve a jail sentence of eight months after he pleaded guilty to assaulting Anita Tumuramye a female radio presenter.

Asanasio Mukobi the grade one magistrate, on Wednesday 8th February, read his decision after Twinamatsiko pleaded guilty to the offence and asked for a lenient sentence.

The prosecution led by Peter Muhendo told court that on January 26th while at the radio premises, Twinamatsiko assaulted his female workmate Anita Tumuramye after she demanded for her advert commission from the latter’s office.

“Since the accused person has pleaded guilty to the offence and has not wasted the court’s time, he is sentenced to a fine of Shs200,000, in default serve a jail term of eight months,” Mukobi ruled.

Following the court ruling, Tumuramye stated that she is open to reconciliation.

When contacted, the management of Kanungu FM Radio stated that it does not condone acts of indiscipline and misbehavior and regrets this incident.

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