Rukutana during the incident

The Minister of State for Labour, Mwesigwa Rukutana has been granted Shs 4million bail after spending two weeks in police cells and prison.

His sureties included former minister Jim Muhwezi, Igara East MP Michael Mawanda and businessman Bob Kabonero.

The former Deputy Attorney General is grappling with seven charges of attempted murder, assault, malicious damage, and threatening violence and others.

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Rukutana’s charges stem from an incident in which he was captured on video grabbing a gun from his escorts and attempting to shoot into a fire that was carrying supporters of his rival Naome Kabasharira.