Kabale cheif magistrate adjourns Besigye’s case

Kabale Chief Magistrate’s court adjourns to 8th, August, 2016 the hearing of the case against opposition politicians Kizza Besigye and five others for inciting violence.

Besigye and his co-accused; Eriasi Lukwago, Mubarak Munyagwa, Roland Kanginda, Ingrid Turinawe and Imamu Makumbi  are accused of inciting violence at the height of walk to work protests in July 2012 when they held a rally in Kabale Stadium.

The procession presented only one witness Mugisha Isaac to court presided of over by Moses Ntende instead of three witnesses that prosecution claims are required to testify against the accused.

Ntende adjourned court to allow prosecution present all wintnesses at the next sitting.

Speaking to Journalists after the court session, Kizza Besigye said all the accused will be in court on the next date but says they will apply to court to terminate proceedings.

Meanwhile Kizza Besigye says they will launch an internal inquiry to establish the groups and motives of people that are accused of throwing stones at Police officers.

This after IGP Kale Kayihura held a press conference in Mbarara and accused Besigye of organizing hooligans that stoned two police officers after authorizing a procession in Mbarara town.

Besigye says although intelligences points to police for embedding hooligans among his supporters to demonize them, an inquiry will be conducted to exhaust the matter

July 18 2016