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NUP Supporters seek Temporary Freedom in Military Court


NUP Supporters seek Temporary Freedom in Military Court

49 supporters of National Unity Platform-NUP party who are facing charges of illegal possession of ammunition in the General Court Martial have applied for bail.

The suspects applied for bail through their Lawyers of PACE and Company Advocates led by George Musisi.

They argue that they have a constitutional right to apply for bail and that the charges against them are bailable.

These include; Kyagulanyi’s head of security Edward Ssebufu alias Eddie Mutwe, singer Ali Bukeni Alias Nubian Li, Hassan Ssemakula alias Abdul Souldier, William Nyanzi alias Mbogo, Rachael Tusiime Akiiki, Lukeman Mwijukye alias Kampala, Saphinah Nansove, Jamirah Namwanje Kalyango, Kenny Kyalimpa, Mudde Ntambi, Miiro John, and Muhammad Nsubuga alias Edobozi.

These are charged along with; Brian Ssemanda alias Director Museveni must go, Samson Ssekiranda alias Giant, Sharifa Najja alias Don Sharifa,William Ntege alias Kyuma Kyayesu, Stanley Kafuko alias Kysta, Adam Matovu, Robert Katumba, Shakirah Nambozo alias Sukie, Ibrahim Tamale, Muzafuru Mwanje alias Main Gate alias Muwa, Ismail Nyanzi Kaddu, Achileo Kivumbi, Joseph Onzima alias Tawa, Anthony Agaba alias Bobi Young, Robert Kivumbi alias Mighty Family, and Bonny Obicho alias Makanika.

Also; Isma Muganga alias Jaja Isma, Fahad Tamale, Fatumah Namubiru, Joy Namuyimba alias Joy strong, Oliver Lutaaya , Faisol Kigongo alias Ras Fazo, Bashir Murusha, Musa Mulimira, Nelson Ndyasiima , Sam Mutumba alias Papa Sam , Richard Kalema alias   Ricardo, Alex Karamagi alias Doggy City , Daniel Onywerot alias Dan Magic , Hussein Mukasa  alias OShea,  Johnbosco Sunday alias JB, and Monica Twashermerirwe alias Moniks.  

According to Prosecution, on January 3rd 2021 while at Makerere Kavule, Kigundu Zone, Kawempe Division the accused persons and others still at large were found in possession of four rounds of ammunition of an AK 47 gun, which is the monopoly of the defense forces. 
They were charged in the court martial and remanded to Kitalya Prison following their arrest in Kalangala on 30th December 2020.

According to the lawyers, their clients have substantial sureties and fixed places of abode within the jurisdictions of the court martial, and promise to abide by the conditions imposed on them by the court.

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