State Minister for Labour, Mr Mwesigwa Rukutana
has been granted bail after spending 10 days in prison.
charges ranging from attempted murder, assault, malicious damage to property,
and threatening violence, following an incident where he allegedly shot and
injured a one Mr Rweiburingi in an election-related brawl.
Magistrate’s Court presided over by Ms Sara Mponye Kolya on Tuesday granted a
Shs4 million cash bail to Mr Rukutana and bonded each of his four sureties at a
non-cash bail of Shs50 million.
sureties include; former Minister for Information Rtd Maj Gen Jim Muhwezi,
Igara East MP Michael Mawanda, Rubaare businessman Hajji Ali Muteeba and
Kampala businessman Mr Robert Bob Kabonero.
the cases here quoted, the fear by the stat...
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Mwesigwa Rukutana injures 3 in
shooting following election defeat
minister in Uganda was arrested late Saturday for shooting into a post-election
crowd and injuring three people.
"Mwesigwa Rukutana has been
arrested with three of his bodyguards,” said deputy police spokesperson Polly
Namaye. “He is being detained at Ntungamo police station and with the guards
they face attempted murder charges."
One of the victims sustained severe injuries
to his head while the others received minor wounds in the shooting in the
western Uganda district of Ntungamo after ruling party flag bearer’s elections,
When results were announced and Rukutana
realized he lost to Naome Kabasharira, he grabbed a gun from one of his escorts
and shot into the jubilant crowd.