The Human Rights lawyer and director of chapter four civil society organization Nicholas Opio is out of Kitalya prison after Buganda chief magistrate’s court granting him a cash bail of Shs 50m and his fellow four colleagues were each asked to pay a non-cash Bond of Shs 100m.

In a bail hearing attended today by foreign diplomats and civil society organization’s Representatives in the afternoon, lady Justice Okuwa Jane set him free on grounds that the charges levied on him were based on allegations much as they were heavy.

His lawyers fronted by David Mpanga also asked anti-corruption court sitting via video conferencing at the Buganda road court to order police to hand back the client’s passport in custody to allow him travel if need be with the Court’s permission of course.

As part of his bail terms, Opio is also expected to appear before the court once every two weeks.

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