parliament
NEWS

Mbarara Museveni mockers’ case adjourned to 2019

President Museveni lampooners’ case in Mbarara district was thrown to next year. (FILE PHOTO)

MBARARA-Court in Mbarara presided over by Magistrate Grade One, Sanyu Mukasa has adjourned the hearing of the case against three youth activists to next year.

The young men, Abert Nangumya, 20 a former student at Bishop Stuart University, Rodgers Asiimwe, 26 and Maxi Muhumuza spokesperson of Ankole Kingdom, on July 20, 2017,

staged a mock funeral of President Yoweri Museveni, according to Police.

The three were found in possession of a coffin with the inscriptions “Rest in Peace Museveni” and a portrait of President Yoweri Museveni.

In the same coffin, was a list of names of members of parliament including that of Minister of Justice Gen. Kahinda Otafiire.

According to Police, the suspects were protesting against the proposal to amend the constitution to remove article 102b, which was on the presidential age limit.

The protestors were arrested in July 2017 and remanded for two weeks before being granted bail.

Court told the accused that the state needs more time to investigate the matter.

 

Comments

All Rights Reserved. THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST, RE-WRITTEN OR RE-DISTRIBUTED WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN AUTHORITY OF THE PUBLISHERS

Copyright@2019: PMLDaily

To Top