Two Gulu journalists arrested for defamation and computer misuse have been released on police bond.They are Willy Chowoo of Choice Fm and Jernan Loum a former staff of Favor of God Ministries.
They were arrested on Wednesday and Thursday respectively on allegations of defaming Carol Ward the director Favor of God ministry over a relationship scandal.
The two were on Friday morning transferred to police headquarters in Kibuli, Kampala for further investigations. But police in Kampala released them on bond on Friday afternoon.
Moses Odokonyero the chairperson Northern Uganda Media Club-NUMEC said he and Robert Sempala the national coordinator for Human Rights Network for Journalists-HRNJ-U stood as sureties for Chowoo meanwhile family members of Jernan secured his bond.
Odokonyero said in a phone interview that the two are expected to report to police on Monday next week.
By Emmy Daniel Ojara.Gulu.