June 18, 2021

Ugandan: Bobi Wine granted bail

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Embattled Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament, Mr Robert Kyagulanya aka Bobi Wine, who faces charges of disobedience of statutory duty, has been granted bail.

Embattled Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament, Mr Robert Kyagulanya aka Bobi Wine, who faces charges of disobedience of statutory duty, has been granted bail.

Bobi Wine granted bail

Buganda Road Court Grade One Magistrate, Ms Esther Nahirya ordered him to pay a cash bail of Shs1 million, as one of the bail conditions, according to the Daily Monitor.

His three sureties were each ordered to execute a non-cash bond of Shs10million.

The Court also barred him from holding unlawful demonstrations, a failure that would lead to the cancellation of  his bail.

Prosecution says the musician cum politician committed the offence in July 2018. He was arrested on Monday as he travelled to the police Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) for interrogation.

Bobi Wine, his brother Mr Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu, and a one David Lule, another Edward Sebuwufu and others still at large, allegedly disobeyed lawful orders by holding an illegal protest contrary to section 116 of the Penal Code Act.

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