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Besigye treason case adjourned to June 15

By Vision Reporter

Added 1st June 2016 10:37 AM

The Magistrate will then decide whether to hear the case in Nakawa or Luzira.

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FDC president Mugisha Muntu talks to the press outside court gates. Photo by Abou Kisige

The Magistrate will then decide whether to hear the case in Nakawa or Luzira.

Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s Court has adjourned Dr. Kizza Besigye’s treason case to June 15, 2016.  State did not produce the opposition leader in court citing security concerns.

The Magistrate will then decide whether to hear the case in Nakawa or Luzira.

A number of opposition politicians and FDC supporters turned up for the hearing. Security was tight.   

Besigye a four-time presidential candidate and a runner-up in the February presidential elections was last month formally charged with reason before Chief Magistrate James Eremu Mawanda.

Prosecution informed court that investigations into the case were incomplete and the Magistrate sent Besigye on remand.  

Sections 23 of the Penal Code Act states that a person charged with treason suffers death upon conviction.

 

 

 

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