Isiko was on Friday afternoon granted bail by Buganda Road Grade one Magistrate Stella Amabirisi. He was released on a cash bail of 1 million shillings. However one of his sureties Joel Maluma, who is also his Uncle, says that the family had raised only 300,000 shillings which had been collected from well-wishers.
The court has so far ordered 10 Million US dollar reparations award to victims in the case of former Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga. Lubanga is challenging the amount describing it as excessive adding that the eligibility of several victims to receive the reparations are also questionable.
His lead lawyer, Crispus Ayena Odongo describes the former warlord as a fast learner, saying he has used his time in custody to learn English and is now pursuing music. According to Ayena, Ogwen can now comfortably communicate with his defense team in English without any interpreter, which shows his learning capacity.
On 24th September, James Kibaya Kiholhoka and Joash Kule Kyanakyanyonyi petitioned the High Court seeking an interim order to restrain the district council from deliberating on the motion to split Kasese district into four.