The High Court Judge Wilson Kwesiga has set April 14, as the day he will deliver his ruling on the bail application filed by the jailed frail presidential aspirant retired Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde.
The presiding judge ordered following the outbreak of corona virus disease, that all parties will file written submissions and proceedings will be held via video conferencing at Buganda Road Magistrates Court.
“The applicant shall file written submissions with all supporting documentary evidence and serve the respondent not later than March 28, 2020. The respondent shall file the reply to the application not later than April 3, 2020. The applicant shall then file a rejoinder if any, not than April 6,” the judge said.
Gen. Tumukunde was arrested at his Kololo offices by a joint force of police, Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) and Special Forces Command operatives (SFC) March 12, .
He was later produced before city hall grade one magistrate Valerian Tumuhimbise and charged with treason and unlawful possession of fire arms contrary to section 3 (1) of the fire arms amendment act Cap 299. He is currently on remand at Luzira prison.