By Spy Uganda
The military court-martial has denied bail to the 34 suspects who are on remand at the Kitalya and Kigo government prisons saying they are still a threat to the public and they are likely to incite violence if they are set free which will put the country’s security at risk.
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The Makindye-based General Court Martial chaired by Lt Gen Andrew Gutti only granted a non-cash bail of 20 million to 13 suspects last week and sent back 34 others who appeared before the court today and they were sent back to the coolers.
The suspects who include NUP strongman’s Bobi wine’s confidants singer Ali Buken aka Nubian lee and Edward Ssebufu aka Eddie Mutwe among others were denied bail on Monday last week and further remanded.
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Among the conditions is, they are not supposed to move outside Wakiso and Kampala districts, Meanwhile, he sent the rest back to Kitalya prisons.
The prosecution alleges that all the 49 suspects and others still at large on January 3, at Makerere Kavule Kigundu zone, were found in possession of four rounds of ammunition which is a monopoly of the Defense Forces.
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However, at the time the said offense was committed, most of the suspects were already in Kitalya and Kigo prisons where they had been remanded by Masaka Court in December last year.
Since the kick-off of presidential election campaigns earlier in November last year, scores of NUP supporters and Mr Kyagulanyi have been arrested, charged and remanded for inciting violence, acts likely to spread Covid-19 and other charges.