Monday, May 20, 2013 - Today morning, police in Uganda raided Nation media offices at Namuwongo which house Daily Monitor - Uganda’s largest independent newspaper. Apparently, the heavily armed police officers surrounded the building and chased away all the employees of the company.
The officers went forth to disable the printing press and also closing down signal transmitters of KFM and Dembe FM, sister radio stations affiliated to the Daily Monitor.
According to sources, the siege was commissioned by the Government after a leaked letter written by General Tinye found its way to the media house, the officers have ransacked the offices in search of the person who leaked the letter to Daily Monitor.
Daily Monitor was in the process of printing some shocking news which would have stirred Uganda.
Apparently the news related to President Museveni’s decision to inherit his power to his son after he retires from Presidency which he has held for decades now.
The Kenyan DAILY POST