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31 NUP Supporters in Iganga Remanded

The Grade One Magistrate Josephine Dembe remanded the 31 rioters to Busesa prisons in Bugweri district until 24th, November 2020.
The Grade One Magistrate Court in Iganga has remanded 31 rioters to Busesa prisons in Bugweri District on the charge of inciting violence

Kyagulanyi has been since detained at Nalufenya detention facility however, his arrest sparked off protests in the different trading centers within Iganga town.

According to the charge sheet, the suspects have been charged with inciting violence contrary to section 83(i) of the penal code act.

“The accused incited members of the public to do acts of violence against police officers and other government institutions by burning and stoning vehicles after the arrest of Hon. Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu," states the charge sheet in part.

However, two juveniles were released on bond.

The Grade One Magistrate Josephine Dembe remanded the 31 rioters to Busesa prisons in Bugweri district until 24th, November 2020.

On Thursday, Kyagulanyi's lawyers led by Anthony Wameri had anticipated that their client would be presented to court today but it didn't happen.

Police officers have also declined to reveal when Kyagulanyi shall be presented to the court and under which charges.



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