Police raids DR Congo opposition Media house

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A private television station owned by a Democratic Republic of Congo opposition politician has been raided by police.

The Radio Television Satellitaire (RTVS1), is owned by the Coordinator of the Lamuka opposition coalition, Adolphe Muzito.

It was raided on Wednesday after a demonstration organised by the coalition.

The Secretary of the television station, Patrick Kutu said; ”the police wanted to arrest journalists who covered the protests.”

Two cameras and motorcycles were reportedly impounded by the police.

Mr Kutu has demanded the return of the equipment seized by the police.

Actualité.cd and RFI Journalist, Patient Ligodi was also arrested while covering the protests.

 

BBC/Mercy Chukwudiebere

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