On 08th February2021, the General Court Martial in Makindye has granted bail to 13 supporters of the National Unity Platform (NUP) who were arrested last year from the island district of Kalangala.
The group currently facing charges of illegal possession of ammunition has been released by a seven-member panel led by Lt. Gen. Andrew Gutti.
List of NUP Supporters Granted bail
1.Rachael Akiiki Tusiime
3.Jamirah Kalyango Namwanje
5.William Ntege alias Kyuma Kyayesu
6.Kaddu Ismail Nyanzi
7.Bonny Obicho alias Makanika
9.Joy Namubiru alias Joy Strong
10.Tushemerirwe alias Monic
The group was released on a non-cash bail of Shs 20 million, their six sureties who were top NUP officials were asked to execute a non-cash bail of Shs 50 million and ordered not to go beyond Kampala and Wakiso districts.
The military prosecutors led by Captain Ambroze Guma didn’t object to the application for those that have been released. However, Guma told court that he had instructions to oppose bail application for 36 who include Ali Bukeni Alias Nubian Li , Edward Ssebufu alias Eddie Mutwe, Hassan Ssemakula alias Abdul Soldier, Kenny Kyalimpa, Mudde Ntambi, William Nyanzi alias Mbogo, Lukeman Mwijukye alias Kampala, Muhammad Nsubuga alias Edobozi, Adam Matovu, Shakirah Nambozo alias Sukie, Ibrahim Tamale, Muzafuru Mwanje alias Main Gate alias Muwa, Ismail Nyanzi Kaddu.
Others are Achileo Kivumbi, Joseph Onzima alias Tawa, Anthony Agaba alias Bobi Young, Robert Kivumbi alias Mighty Family, Samson Ssekiranda alias Giant, Sharifa Najja alias Don Sharifa, Brian Ssemanda alias Director Museveni must go, Robert Katumba, Faisol Kigongo alias Ras Fazo, Musa Mulimira, 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, Isma Muganga alias Jaja Isma, Fahad Tamale and Bashir Murusha.
The court opposed the bail application for the 36 relying on the affidavit of detective assistant inspector of police Peter Wetaaka who is attached to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of police in Kibuli. Wetaaka says that he is one of the investigators that participated in the case against the accused persons and none of them was tortured as they alleged in their bail application…………….Readmore