IN STABLE CONDITION: Nakawa Mayor Ronald Balimwezo (m) prays for Bukedde TV anchor Tela Kaaya, who was hit by 'Iron bar men'. Looking on is Kitintale OC and another police officer.

Bukedde Tv show host and news anchor, Tela Kaaya is recuperating after being hit by iron bar men popularly known as ‘Katayimbwa’ men.

Kaaya was hit on Wednesday night in Kitintale as he returned home, and Nakawa Division Mayor Ronald Balimwezo, who paid him a visit at Kampala Hospital where he is hospitalized, said he is in stable condition.

Balimwezo, a pastor-cum-politician who was accompanied to hospital by the Officer-in-charge (OC) of Kitintale police station, also used the opportunity to pray for Kaaya. Police has made some arrests in relation to the attack on Kaaya.

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In 2013 New Vision journalist Thomas Pere was killed in an almost similar manner.

Père was found dead in a pool of blood in Masajja, a few kilometers south east of the capital, Kampala on Entebbe road. The deceased had injuries all over his body but there were no signs of a struggle at the scene of the crime.