Bobi Wine’s Aids and confidants Ali Bukeni aka Nubian Li, Sebuufu Edward aka Eddie Mutwe, and producer Dan Magic plus a couple of others will remain in jail until at least June 8,2021.
The group was Tuesday denied bail by the Army General Court Martial in Makindye.
They were were not released on bail because prosecution told court that their affidavits had not been fully examined.
The Court Chaired by Lt Gen Andrew Gutti however allowed 18 other Bobi Wine and National Unity Platform supporters to get out of prison. These were released on grounds that they were unwell and needed to be treated outside the Kitalya prison.
Lt Gen Gutti granted the 18 suspects a noncash bail of 20 million shillings after they presented substantial sureties who have also bonded 50 million shillings each.
They have been ordered not to travel outside of Kampala and Wakiso districts without court’s permission and to report back to court twice a week on Wednesdays.
Among the sureties were NUP officials like; Central chairperson Mathius Mpuuga, Secretary-General David Rubongoya, Waswa Bufumbiro, spokesperson Joel Senyonyi.
Some of those released are; Robinson Mudde Ntambi, Stanley Kafuko, Ssekiranda Samson aka Giant, Robert Katumba, Faisal Kigongo, Musa Mulimira, Mutumba Sam, Mukasa Hussein and Sunday John Bosco.
Others were; Matovu Adam, Charles Mpaga, Najja Sharifa, and Nsubuga Muhammad, who were released on medical grounds to get treatment that they could not get from detention.
The prisoners were arrested on December 30th 2020 during NUP campaigns in Kalangala district.
The prosecution alleges that the suspects on January 3, at Makerere Kavule Kigundu zone, found in possession of four rounds of ammunition which is a monopoly of the Defense Forces.
The court set June 8,2021 as the date for the application hearing of the bail application for the remaining suspects.