Segirinya Set to Apply for Bail

Jinja Chief Magistrates court has issued a production warrant to Officer in Charge of Bugembe Prison requiring him to produce National Unity Platform flag bearer for Kawempe North Muhammed Segirinya to appear for his bail application.

Segirinya was remanded last week for inciting violence following the arrest of Presidential candidate Hon Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi wine in Luuka district

The production warrant requires Prisons Authority to produce Segirinya in court on Monday and according to reports, he was indeed delivered to the court this morning.

Segirinya’s lawyer Shamim Malende and other NUP members arrived at court to secure the release of Segirinya and other  detained colleagues who were arrested during the recent demonstrations

Segirinya was last week charged with inciting violence contrary to Section 31 (1) (a) of the Penal Code Act

Its alleged that on the 18th November 2020 along Jinja Kamuli road in Jinja district without lawful excuse, he made statements on his Facebook page indicating it could be incumbent or desirable to do any acts calculated to cause death or acts or any class or community of persons

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