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After one week in Police custody, Court grants bail to NUP Candidates


Jan 18, 2021

The Chief magistrates court in Entebbe has on Monday afternoon, granted bail to four candidates contesting on the National Unity Platform (NUP) ticket. The four candidates include Peter Zimula Kisakye commonly known as Apostle Kisakye who is vying for Division B chairmanship in Entebbe municipality.

Others are, Sulait Steven Sempeera who is contesting as a male councilor LC IV for Kigungu ward and Joan Bujune who is contesting as female councilor Lc IV for Kigungu ward whereas William Musa Kusaasira is contesting as a councilor LC III Old Entebbe, Kigungu.

From left; Joan Bujune who is contesting as councillor Lc IV Kigungu ward, William Musa Kusaasira who is contesting as a councillor for LCIII Kigungu ward, Peter Kisakye who is vying for chairmanship Division B and Sulait Sempeera contesting as a male councillor LC IV Kigungu ward

The four who were arrested on January 11, are being charged with criminal trespass after they were found campaigning in a police barracks. They have since been detained at Aviation police station until Monday 18, where they were taken to court.

Upon taking a plea of not guilty, the accused applied for bail which was subsequently granted by Entebbe chief magistrate Juliet Nakitende. Their case was postponed to February 22 when the hearing will commence. Each of their two sureties was charged with Shs500,000= non cash while the accused were each charged with Shs300,000= also non cash.

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