Court sets date to hear Bobi Wine OTT case

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Bobi Wine in court [Photo by Nicholas Bamulanzeki]

Buganda Road Court has set 10th July to begin hearing the case against Kyadondo East legislator Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine and four others over charges of disobedience of statutory orders.

Prosecution alleges that in July 2018, Kyagulanyi, his co-accused and others at still at large while at City Square in Kampala allegedly contravened the Public Order Management Act by holding an illegal assembly.

He is charged together with David Lule also known as Selector Davie, Julius Katongole, Nyanzi Fred Ssentamu and Edward Sebufu.

On Thursday, he was represented in court by his lawyer Asuman Basalirwa and one of his sureties also Member of Parliament Nsamba Patrick Oshabe.

Basalirwa told Grade one Magistrate Esther Nahilya that Bobi Wine is out of the “on official matters” and could not appear in person.

State Prosecutor Barbara Kyomugisha asked court to issue criminal summons against the legislator.

Nahilya extended the bail until July, 10th, 2019 when the hearing will commence.

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