By Watchdog reporter
Editors of Daily monitor and Redpepper newspapers have today appeared before the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) for questioning over their age limit stories.
Last week, the two private owned publication houses were offered summon inviting them to CID Headquarters in Kibuli to quiz them regarding their age limit stories they published.
According to the summons, on Tuesday, daily monitor published a story titled; “Age Limit budget of the legal and parliamentary committee shows that members will spend 700m in 10 days.”
And Red pepper on the other side published a day later an article titled: “MP Magezi bags sh600m for age limit removal,”
“You are therefore in pursuance of the provisions of section 27A of the Police Act (As Amended) required to report before the undersigned at CID Headquarters Kibuli on 16th October, 2017 at 1000hrs in that regard,” the summons reads for both parties,” summons read in parts.
Dan Kalinaki, the NMG Uganda general manager- Editorial and Charles Bichachi, the executive editor appeared at the Kibuli based Media Crime department in the company of their lawyer, James Nangwala and the Daily Monitor company secretary, Timothy Ntale. Richard Kintu of Red Pepper also reported with his lawyer.