High Court Set to Rule on Sebuufu’s Bail Today

High Court Judge Justice Wilson Masalu Musene is expected this afternoon to deliver the ruling on the bail application which has been filed in court by the Pine Car Bond owner Muhammad Sebufu, abortion who is currently on remand at Luzira prison with seven others over the charges of murdering businesswoman Donah Katushabe.

Sebuufu, pharmacy whose first bail application was denied by the same judge this week filed a fresh application which was heard earlier this morning.

This comes a day after Sebuufu’s co-accused SP Aaron Baguma was granted bail by the same Judge.

Sebuufu has maintained his sureties who include former Presidential Advisor Tamale Mirundi his long time friend, stomach Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata his uncle and Hajji Abdul Karim his in law.

In their submissions, his lawyers Peter Kimaje Nsibambi, Moses Ingura and Henry Kunya claim it is his constitutional right to be granted bail as any other Ugandan with a presumption of innocence.

Counsel Nsibambi told court that Sebuufu has got a fixed place of abode located at Najeera Block 218; Plot 2032 Kyadondo, where he is a duly recognized proprietor.

The second defense counsel Moses Lingura cited the fact that the same court yesterday granted bail to Sebuufu’s co-accused Aaron Baguma and thus he should be an exception.

The lawyers also claim the applicant’s health has been unstable while in prison.


In her reply to the submissions however, Senior State Attorney Jacqueline Okui asked court not to release Sebuufu.

“Basing on the Medical report from Luzira prison signed by Dr Andama Joseph, the report says that the applicant says that he has headache, Gastric pain and being epileptic. But the same report says that the other problem he is facing of high blood pressure has been well managed while in prison” Okui said.

She added that Sebuufu’s status is different from that of Baguma, being that he is the key suspect in this matter.

Okui added that court should not grant him bail because his bail application was recently rejected and he has returned to court with exactly the same grounds in the rejected application. Justice Musene will deliver his ruling this afternoon.

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