Ailing Mukono Municipality legislator Betty Nambooze has this evening been given police bond and required to report at Criminal Investigations Department Kabuli on June 29, 2018.
Her release follows a group of activists and legislators intervention advocating for her release from Kiruddu Hospital for further treatment.
Over the weekend, the Executive Director of Mulago Hospital Dr. Byarugaba Baterana issued a statement allowing her to go further treatment.
Nambooze was arrested on June 13, 2028 from her home in Mukono and detained at Naggalama police station over statement made before and after the gruesome gun down of Arua Municipality Member of Parliament, Ibrahim Abiriga and his brother Said Kongo Buga.
Nambooze who was charged with incitement to commit an offence and was that evening released on police bond. However, she was re-arrested on June 14, 2018 and detained at Naggalama again.
In police cells, Nambooze sickness worsened as her life started deteriorating leading to her admission in Kiruddu Referral Hospital where she has been guarded by police officers.
Earlier in the day the Spokesperson for Parliament, Chris Obore said the August House was willing to contribute towards her treatment in India, “last year Parliament paid Shs100 million towards her treatment,” he said.