The Judiciary has announced that it will give its ruling on former Security Minister Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde bail application tomorrow starting at 10 am.
In tweet, the judiciary “We shall stream live the session live from Buganda Road Court. Follow all the proceedings online”
High Court Judge Wilson Kwesiga set April 14, as the day he will deliver his ruling on the bail application filed by the presidential aspirant retired Gen.Tumukunde.
The presiding judge orders followed the outbreak of Coronavirus that all parties file written submissions and proceedings would 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.
His arrest came shortly after he announced that he would challenge Mr. Museveni for presidency. Museveni has been in power for over 35 years.