In 2013, parliament passed the anti-homosexuality act that the president signed into law on February 24th, 2014. However, the Constitutional court annulled the act on August 1st 2014 on grounds that Parliament faulted procedures in enacting it.
Court heard that on January 7th 2020 while in Kyabuyoro village in Kanungu District, Tumwijukye was found in possession of 185 cartons of assorted contraband cosmetics from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC worth Shillings 9 million.
However, Bagyenda, who is the prime suspect, told court through his lawyer, Nsubuga Mubiru that he wouldn’t defend himself. He instead asked court to summon his father, Col Kaka Bagyenda, the Director of Internal Security Organisation, Sister Jane Francis Nantamu and Dr. Brian Mutamba from Butabika National Mental Referral Hospital.
Many of the former staff of the exchange believe that in arresting Lwanga and Nabunya, the police went for the soft targets. Although Lwanga, Nabunya, and two others, Susan Awon and Faith Makula, were the registered owners of Dunamiscoins Resources Limited, the beneficial owners of the company; were four West Africans; Kingsley Egbe and Johnson Frank from Nigeria and Isaac Akwete, and a one Dr Mike from Ghana.
Masaka Chief Magistrate Deogratius Ssejjemba released Ssekikubo on a noncash bail of 10 million Shillings. His five sureties were also executed on a non-cash bond of 25 million each Shillings. The sureties included MPs Barnabas Tinkansimire, Anifa Kawooya, Mary Kabanda, Florence Namayanja and Lwemiyaga sub-county councillor Johnstone Kamugisha.