Kizza Besigye Granted Bail

Kasangati court magistrate  today granted bail to Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)’s Dr. Kizza Besigye who is facing charges of disobeying lawful orders.

Besigye during his arrest yesterday

Dr. Besigye was granted none cash bail of Shs2million after presenting Ingrid Turinawe and Tonny Sempebwa as sureties.

He will appear before the same court on 27th April, 2016 to answer the charges.

The charges are related to last week’s incident in which Dr Besigye was intercepted at the Mulago hospital roundabout on his way to the FDC party headquarters in Najjanankumbi to attend weekly prayers.

On Monday, Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga told journalists Besigye had been issued with criminal summons on charges of disobeying lawful orders but had declined to append his signature.

However, Kizza Besigye yesterday said that he is not aware of any criminal summons issued to him as police claimed.