Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere.

Jinja High Court Judge Eva Luswata has declined an application by the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), seeking to refer Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere’s case to the International Crimes Division (ICD) of the High Court.

Lady Justice Luswata has made the ruling early today, and her court has continued with proceedings. Mumbere is charged with treason, terrorism and murder among other crimes and is currently on remand at Luzira Prisons.

His incarceration at Nalufenya Police station and later in Luzira followed an attack on his palace, where over 100 people including security agents and the Rwenzururu Kingdom royal guards were reportedly killed.

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