Trial Magistrate Stella Maris Amabilis has granted a cash bail of four million shillings (4m) to Bajjo and his three sureties have been bonded at 20 million shillings not cash.
Events Promoter Andrew Mukasa also known as Bajjo
Events and Music Promoter Andrew Mukasa also known as Bajjo has
been granted bail by Buganda Road Magistrates Court.
The Magistrate Stella Maris Amabilis on Thursday granted a cash bail of
four million shillings to Bajjo and his three sureties have been bonded 20 million shillings non-cash.
The sureties are Abbey Musinguzi also an Events Promoter popularly
known as Abitex, Aloysius Matovu Kiiza an employee of Buganda Broadcasting Services (BBS TV) and Democratic Party's Moses Bigirwa.
However, State Prosecutor Patricia Cingtho had objected to his
bail application stating that investigators, in this case, swore an
affidavit saying that Bajjo would interfere with investigations once released.
The Magistrate noted that the sureties are substantial and
directed them to deposit their National Identification cards with court. She
has advised them to return to court on July 25th, 2019 should they fail to
meet the bail conditions.
Bajjo is charged with offensive communication and inciting
His troubles started on June 15th, 2019 when he was picked by
security operatives from Centenary Park.
Bajjo was addressing journalists on a marathon
to raise funds for the Kyadondo East legislator Robert Kyagulanyi also known as
He was later held at Special Investigations Unit of Police in
Kireka before being arraigned at Buganda Road Magistrates Court.
Prosecution alleges that Bajjo in June at various places in Masaka
Kampala, Ibanda incited the public against the person of the President.
prosecution further that in the same areas, Bajjo wilfully and repeatedly with
intent to disturb the person and privacy of the President, recorded a video and
posted it on social media containing inciting messages.