Radio journalist attacked and injured in Rongo


Police in Rongo are looking for a gang that attacked a local radio journalist in Rongo town. 

Unknown assailants ambushed Rameny FM radio presenter Linus Ombima while he was on his way to work and hacked him several times on the head and shoulder.

Mr Ombima, who spoke to press from Homa Bay County Referral Hospital said he was not far from his house in the outskirts of Rongo town when the attackers descended on him.

Rongo Sub-County Police Commander Peter Okiring, who accompanied the journalist to hospital said investigation into the attack is ongoing and that legal action will be taken against the attackers. 

By Basil Okoth