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Parliament Intruders Remanded Back to Jail as Their Bail Lies in Balance

City hall grade one Magistrate Fatuma Nabirye has remanded back to Luzira Prison two youth who are accused of trespassing and disrupting Parliamentary procedures

The two Charles Kafeero Mutasa and Darfala Ssenjako were last month released on bail by the same court but failed to present their original copies of National Identity Card as one of their bail conditions.

Although these managed to fulfil other requirements like payment of Shs 1million each, they couldn’t be released before fulfilling all the conditions.

They informed court that their identity cards were confiscated by the Police officer who arrested them at Parliament.

However, Detective Sergeant Alex Jurua attached to parliament denied the allegations saying that they only have photo copies of the said National Identity cards but not originals.

Being that they had complained of health complications, the trial magistrate ordered the Prison authorities to take them for medical treatment.

She also ordered the prosecution team led by Viola Tusingwire to produce witnesses on March 26th 2020 since investigations into the matter are complete.

The acused last week through the Lawyer Eron Kiiza wrote to Buganda road chief seeking for relaxation of bail terms

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Prosecution contends that Kafeero and Ssenjako without any lawful excuse jumped from the visitors’ gallery into the plenary chamber thus bringing parliamentary proceedings to a standstill.

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