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He is out; Rukutana granted Bail by Ntungamo Court


He is out; Rukutana granted Bail by Ntungamo Court

The State Minister for Labour Mwesigwa Rukutana has regained temporary freedom after being granted a UGX 4 million cash bail by Ntungamo Chief Magistrates Court.

Court Presided over by the Ntungamo Grade One Magistrate, Namayanja Nazifah released the former Attorney General after hearing a bail application presented by his lawyers led by Owen Murangira.

 His three sureties; former minister Jim Muhwezi, Igara East MP Michael Mawanda and businessman Bob Kabonero, were bonded at UGX 50 million none cash.

Rukutana was sent to Kitalya Prison after he was charged with attempted murder, assault, malicious damage, and threatening violence.

Trouble for this happened during the NRM Parliamentary Primaries in Rushenyi, Ntungamo District and allegedly, shot at supporters of his rival Naomi Kabasharira.

Four other people were arrested including his three body guards and driver identified as PC Paul Agec, Faizo Kazoola and John Bosco Okello as well as Napoleon Nuwamanya.

Rukutana has been cautioned against witness tampering.

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