The Chief Magistrate Francis Kagwa in Jinja yesterday released the Six Children who have since November 27th 2016 been held in the government remand home for children. They were arrested at the palace and placed on the same charge sheet with the rest of the Royal guards. Through our defense Lawyers, OBR submitted an oral bail application before the chief Magistrate despite objection by state lawyers, the Magistrate sited the children’s act, children’s statute and the Constitution of the republic of Uganda and considered the bail for the Juveniles.
Hon Makasi Alfred, the Kingdom Deputy Attorney general stood surety for them and handed three of the six children who had attended court. Those handed to parents were;- 1. Tasimwa Lyahinda who was received by Isande Atanazio 2. Muhindo Crispo received by Mary Balhubasa Salya of Kihara, 3. Bwambale Dan was received by Baluku Muhesi and Nyakabira Anita. Three of the children were received by His Majesty Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere Irema-Ngoma. They are at his Kampala Palace in Muyenga, Makindye Division.Children at Omusinga’s Palace are;- 1. Bwambale Vincent 2. Masereka Hamada 3. Mbusa Bughura. They were all bailed out at a non-cash bail of 10million.
Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu continue to seek for your prayers and support towards securing the freedom of those remaining in Jinja. OBR will also try in the next court session to apply for bail for the women and the elderly as we await the long promised screening.
Habwa Kayingo n’Obusinga Bwethu
Clarence B. – Spokesperson