Kanungu FM manager filmed assaulting female employee arrested

Kanungu – Police have arrested the Kanungu FM station manager who was filmed assaulting a female employee at the station.

In the video that has circulated on various social media platforms, the manager identified as Nelson Twinamatsiko (51) is seen battering 24- year-old Anita Tumuramye, a journalist at the station.

It’s alleged that on 26/01/2023 at around 6 pm while at the radio station, Tumuramye was assaulted by the manager when she had gone to demand for her Shs 40,000 commission from him.

According to Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson, Tumuramye, a resident of Katate cell, western ward in Kanungu town council, reported the matter to Kanungu police station after the incident.

“After she reported, statements were recorded from complainant and witness, scene of crime visited and documented, investigations were carried out and suspect was summoned, appeared today morning (01/02/2023), his statement recorded and was detained pending court,” says Maate

He adds that the case file has been completed and forwarded to Resident State Attorney with charge sheet for further management.