Court Releases Four UYD Youths Bail, One Further Remanded

Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Joan Aciro has released five Uganda Young Democrats (UYD) youths who are charged with inciting violence and assaulting a Police officer at Parliament last month.

The five accused persons are Moses Bigirwa, no rx Allan Kitonsa, information pills Juma Kayondo, Haruna Nsibuka and Hakim Kizza.

These presented two sureties each and were granted a cash bail of 500,000 each well as 5million noncash bond to each of the two sureties they presented.

“Although the state prosecutor objected to this application that the accused persons didn’t provide recommendation letters from their places of resident, on the charge sheet their places of residence are clearly stated,” she ruled.

On the issue of the suspects’ previous misconduct in which they assaulted a state prosecutor and police prison officers in a previous hearing, the magistrate remarked that she accepted the apology of defense counsel Abdulah Kiwanuka who regretted for this incident and promised never to happen again.

“Discipline in court is paramount irrespective of the presumption of innocence,” warned the magistrate

The hearing of the case has will commence on the 13th of October and the magistrate has advised the defense counsels to come prepared for the hearing without providing any excuse as they did yesterday.

Meanwhile although the five were granted bail by grade one magistrate Joan Aciro, one of them Allan Kitonsa who is charged with another charge of assaulting a prisons officer while on duty  before chief magistrate Jamson Karemani was denied bail on this charge after one of his sureties failed to present proper identification documents.


He was remanded back to Luzira prison until 11th October 2015 when the hearing of his case will commence.

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