Bobi Wine in court.

 

Court given prosecution a second last adjournment to produce all its witnesses in the case against Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine.

The Buganda Road Magistrates Court, has tasked prosecution to produce key witness in case of disobeying statutory order against MP Kyagulanyi.

Bobi Wine is accused of taking participating in a protest against social media tax where Ugandans a subscribed to daily levy of Shs200 to access social media platforms.

Appearing before Grade one magistrate, Ketty Acaa, prosecution led by  Barbra Kyomugisha told court that she had not summoned witnesses in the matter and there for asked for adjournment for sate to make preparations to table evidences that will led to conviction of suspects.

This prompted the sitting magistrate to adjourn the matter to September 17 and cautioned them to them that this is the second last adjournment.

His co-accused include; Julius Katongole, his brother Nyanzi Fred Sentamu, David Lule and Edward Sebuufu commonly known as Eddie Mutwe. They charges of disobedience of statutory duty when in July 11, 2018 he held a public meeting that protested the mobile money and social media tax, without notifying police contrary to provisions of the Public Order Management Act.

Bobi wine was on May 2, 2019 granted bail of Shs1 million cash after spending three days on remand at Luzira prison. He was arrested on 30 April 2019 at Kalerwe market on his way to Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Kibuli where had been summoned over allegations of breaching of police guidelines and traffic rules.