Each of the suspects and their sureties executed non cash bond of Shillings 150 million and 250 million respectively. Justice Mugambe also directed the suspects with passports to deposit them with court and report to the Registrars in the High Court circuits near their homes every 19th day of each month.
Prosecution further alleges that in the same month while on 6th street in Kampala Industrial area, Munyagwa obtained another gratification to the tune of US$ 20,000 Dollars (UGX 76M) for the same purpose.
Asiimwe told a panel of Court of Appeal Justices including Hellen Obura, Ezekiel Muhanguzi and Elizabeth Musoke that the conviction and subsequent sentencing of her client by Justice Rwamisazi was illegal.
Nyanzi declined to apply for bail and asked the court to send her back to prison, where she says, she wants to stay throughout the trial in order to avoid disruption of her freedom. She says that the trial erodes the rights and freedom of suspects by burdening them to report back to police and to the courts all the time.
Mirembe has been in charge of the minor, who was left under her care by her mother, who left the country for Greener pastures. The minor lifeless body was found lying with blood leaking from the head as she slept with other minors.
On Wednesday, URA sealed off the offices of The Observer at Tagore Crescent in Kamwokya Kampala for alleged non-tax compliance. A team of URA enforcement officers stormed the offices and locked the main gates with seals.
The prosecution alleges that the accused persons and others still at large, used their offices to divert 436 million Shillings that was meant for road works, and used it to pay individual officers allowances. The prosecution also alleges that the accused persons conspired to defraud the money in question before diverting it for their own benefit.
Muhangi applied for bail through his lawyer, Captain Charles Ssekayita in January 2019 on grounds of ill health, saying he needs to get out of military custody to seek medication for ulcers, which he has been battling since 2007.
Delivering her ruling on Monday, Justice Jane Francis Aboddo of Criminal Division of High Court said that the High Court has no powers to grant Kipoi bail since he is being tried by the Military Court Martial. She advised Kipoi to apply for bail in the Court Martial.
Gideon Tugume, the Executive Director of Human Rights Defenders-Uganda dragged the telecoms to court demanding that they submit all unclaimed Mobile Money and Airtime balances to the state. He says the money should be sent to the consolidated fund instead of reverting to the service provider.
The prosecution contends that while serving as the Mayor of Kawempe Division in December 2014, Munyagwa, solicited for a bribe in exchange for his influence over Kawempe Division Urban Council to nominate Isaac Muyanja also known as Francis Kakumba for an appointment as a member of Kampala City Land Board.