The charges were instituted a year ago after protests that Besigye led, against commodity prices that were skyrocketing at the time. The increase in prices which started in November 2021 saw prices of fuel increase by almost 2,000 Shillings a litre and edible oil prices almost doubled.
She issued a warrant of arrest against Nsubuga requiring police to arrest him on sight and present him before the court on August 12th, 2022. Owomugisha also criminal summons against Nsubuga's sureties.
The lawyers argued that they had served the release order to Prison Officers who were at Court and they refused to acknowledge receipt and that is why the Magistrate has been convinced to order for his return to Court this afternoon.
This morning, Justice Elubu concurred with Besigye's legal team, saying that the monies were harsh and excessive adding that such conditions make bail look like a punishment yet its purpose is to compel the accused to attend court for trial.