Gen David Sejusa Denied Bail

Gen David Sejusa leaves the Makindye General Court Martial back to Luzira

Police have once again picked up FDC’s unsuccessful presidential candidate Col Dr Kizza Besigye from his Kasangati home.

Besigye Chimpreports understands, website was trying to drive out of his home Tuesday morning only to meet police barriers outside, page across the road that leads to his house.

The van was whisked to an unknown destination

The van was whisked to an unknown destination

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He got out of his vehicle as policemen surrounded him and led him a waiting police van which drove him off to an undisclosed destination.

Police barricades outside Besigye's home

Police barricades outside Besigye’s home

Besigye spent the whole of yesterday at Naggalama police station where he was kept from matching to the Electoral Commission offices on Jinja Road, viagra approved purportedly to collect evidence for the case he is building  up to contest last week’s election results.

Today’s detention brings to five the number of times the opposition strongman has been arrested in the past one week.
Former head of intelligence Gen David Sejusa has been remanded back to Luzira prison after court rejected his quest to be granted bail.

Gen Sejusa had early this month through his lawyers David Mushabe and Ladislaus   Rwakafuuzi argued that it is his constitutional right to be granted bail, adiposity adding that this can only be denied if public interest requires that he stays in jail.

The defense lawyers also told court that the senior UPDF officer is of advanced age having clocked 62 years, salve on top of being the sole bread winner for his family which necessitates that he is released temporarily.

In the bail application hearing at the General Court Martial in Makindye this morning, Chairman Maj. Gen Levi Karuhanga declined to grant him bail on the submission of prosecution that at least one of his sureties should have been at the rank of General.

Gen. Sejusa presented 2 sureties including Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and a one Dr. Deo Kizito a surgeon at Case Medical centre who presented themselves as friends to the accused.

Prosecution alleges that being a senior army officer at such a high rank, none his sureties would be able to restrain him if he wanted to jump bail.

The court Chairman also ruled that given his rank and the fact that he was once in exile in the UK, if released there were many chances that he would flee the country.

The court martial adjourned the court hearing to March 11th, and remanded Sejusa back Luzira Prison.


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