Seven Ugandan supporters of the newly elected American President Donald Trump have been charged before Makindye Magistrates court; following their recentl “illegal” meeting they held at the US embassy to celebrate their candidate’s victory.
The accused denied the charges and asked the trial magistrate Fortunate Nyipiri to be released on a non cash bail.
The seven are Haruna Nsibuka Haruna, stomach http://cheaplikesfollowers.com/wp-includes/deprecated.php Rogers Mukama, http://datedgear.com/wp-includes/class-feed.php Edwin Mwegombe, http://cides.med.up.pt/templates/yoo_revista/warp/helpers/path.php Moses Bigirwa, Juma Kayondo, Hakim Kizza and Isaac Mado.
These asked to be released on bail, presenting two sureties and stressing that bail is their constitutional right.
One of them Edwin Mwegombe, a 24year old a student at Kampala International University pleaded to be freed so he may be able to prepare for his final examinations that are scheduled for Monday next week.
However, the state prosecutor Timothy Amerit challenged the bail, on grounds that 5 of them are residents outside the jurisdiction of this court.
This was dismissed by the defense as a small technicality which shouldn’t be relied on to deny them a fundamental right.
The trial Magistrate nonetheless remanded all the accused persons to Luzira prison until Friday 18th November when she will deliver her ruling on the matter.