The Nabweru Grade one Magistrate, George Mfitundinda granted the trio bail on May 10, 2019 but they were returned to Luzira Prisons. Their continued detention stemmed from the confusion on their bail terms.
The suspects are Abdul Majid Ali Mugoya Byantuyo, a hawker of cosmetics and herbal medicine and resident of Nakalama in Iganga District, Dhikusooka Faisal Hibwagi Sinani alias Farouk, a peasant farmer and resident of Butaleja District and Abdul Kaala Tigasitwa alias Ibrahim Chris Kato Ibra, a chapatti baker from Bwaise, a Kampala suburb.
In their habeas corpus application before the High Court Civil Division, the lawyers want government and Col. Kaka Bagyenda, the Director General of the Internal Security Organisation-ISO to produce Gabula before court.
On Wednesday they appeared at the Mukono Magistrates Court where they were charged with six counts of Aggravated Trafficking in Children and Conspiracy to commit a felony contrary to the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Act of 2009.
On Tuesday, Grade one Magistrate Noah Sajjabi noted that he couldnt deliver a ruling on the matter because the Court file containing the details of the charges against the suspects was not available to be used for reference.
Anthony Wameli, another city lawyer and Director of Wameli and Co Advocates, says Arbitration is a safe landing for the parties since its provides a win win situation for the parties involved. His only concern is that arbitration is informal.
In her ruling, Justice Jane Persis Kiggundu denied Nyanzi bail on several grounds including the fact that he doesnt have a fixed place of residence. She observed that according to court documents, Nyanzi lives in three places including Kyempisi, Nansana and Nakawa, which makes it difficult to track him.