Tear Gas, Bullets as MP Sekikuubo is Granted Bail

Police in Masaka town fired tear gas and bullets to disperse jubilant fans and supporters of Lwemiyaga County legislator Theodore Sekikuubo who was released from Jail today.

Sekikuubo who has been under incarceration since Friday was Tuesday granted Shs 10 million non-cash bail by court sitting in Masaka.

The legislator was arrested on Friday following an altercation between him, his supporters and Sembabule District officials.

He led a group of herdsmen to forcefully enter Lwemyiga market where police had enforced quarantine.

Sekikuubo appeared before court on Monday but was sent to Masaka main prison before being released on his second court appearance.

Masaka District Woman MP Msabirye Kabanda, Hanifer Kawooya (Sembabule District Woman MP),  Barnabas Tinkasimire (MP Buyaga West), Florence Namayanja (MP  Bukoto East)  and  Johnson  Kamugisha, the Lwemiyaga Sub county district councillor stood surety for him

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