On March 3rd 2021, the group was denied audience by High Court Criminal Division on grounds that a court trying someone is well placed to handle a bail application since it's well conversant with the facts of the case thus this new fourth application.
Through his lawyers; Wameli and Company Advocates, Kyagulanyi says that he has been targeted since his participation in politics especially after the recently concluded presidential elections. He says that his properties, including vehicles, have been unlawfully impounded or retained by the government.
In their notice of appeal filed on Wednesday, the applicants through their lawyers of Byamukama, Kaboneka and Company Advocates contend that they are dissatisfied with the entire ruling. According to the notice, the two have requested certified copies of proceedings and rules to enable them to formulate their grounds of appeal.
The matter was taken to court by lawyer Male Mabirizi, who accused him of falsifying documents to indicate that he was born in 1982, yet there is enough evidence, to show that he was born two years earlier. The falsified documents were used to secure a passport, and in his nomination as a parliamentary candidate.
Paul Simbwa, the former Secretary-General of National Unity, Reconciliation and Development Party-NURP said this as he was being cross-examined before the High Court Civil Division on how the party leadership changed hands from its Former leader Moses Kibalama Nkonge to Kyagulanyi.
In his documents filed before Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court, Mabirizi contends that Kyagulanyi also is known as Bobi Wine on two occasions gave false information about his age which attracts a criminal offence under the Penal Code Act.
The decision to face the rules committee was taken by the Speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga following a statement by Bunyole West MP James Waluswaka demanding for an explanation from Kyagulanyi, on why he branded the 20 million Shillings given to each MP as a bribe.