Ssegirinya Muhammad returns to court today

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KAMPALA– The Kawempe North Member of Parliament elect Ssegirinya Muhammed aka Mr update returns to court today to seek freedom after spending weeks in Kitalya prison.

Segirinya was arrested on Monday, March 22, 2021, from Mini Price, downtown Kampala during a protest organised to contest the outcome of the January 14, presidential election, and to demand the release of National Unity Platform supporters who are detained in various facilities across the country. 

He was on the following day arraigned before Buganda road court grade one Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu and charged with inciting violence.

He has however denied the said offence and Kamasanyu remanded him to Kitalya government prison until the 8th April (today) for his bail application.

Prosecution states Muhammad Segirinya and others still at large on 22nd March at Mini price in Kampala district committed an act calculated to incite violence against other persons by holding placards demanding for their presidential victory, Free Mubiru James, Nubian Lee, Eddy Mutwe by reasons of their political opinions.