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Segirinya Remanded to Kigo Prison Again

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Segirinya appearing before court via video conferencing

Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Segirinya has been remanded to Kigo Prison again over charges of inciting violence, The Tower Post reports.

The legislator who had been arrested on charges of murder and terrorism in connection with Machete killings in Greater Masaka region was granted bail but was later rearrested on fresh charges of inciting violence.

He was produced before Buganda Road court via video conferencing on Friday morning, read his charges but denied all of them.

Court further remanded him to Kigo Prison until Friday October 29th 2021 when he is expected to reappear in court for mention of his case.

Since Segirinya’s rearrest, there has been a lot of tension especially among opposition legislators who say that he is being persecuted for his political affiliation and being outspoken about the ‘injustices’ being peddled by the ruling government.

The MPs were further irked by the ‘inhumane’ way in which the legislator was arrested saying it was disrespectful for any individual and worst of all, a legislator.

While appearing in court today, Segirinya displayed injuries on his foot which he claimed were as a result of torture during the time of his arrest.

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