Case Against Museveni Mock Funeral Youths Adjourned

Court in Mbarara has today afternoon adjourned the hearing of the case against three youth activists who staged a mock funeral of President Yoweri Museveni.

The three are Abert Nangumya,aged 20, a student at Bishop Stuart University, Rodgers Asiimwe, aged ,26 and Maxi Muhumuza, a spokesperson of Ankole Kingdom. They were found in possession of a coffin with an inscription, “Rest in Peace Museveni”, and a portrait of President Museveni. In the same coffin, were names of Justice Minister Kahinda Otafiire and those of several Members of Parliament.

The protestors were arrested in July 2017 and remanded for two weeks before being granted bail. According to police, the suspects were protesting against a ploy to amend the constitution to remove presidential age limits. The Grade one Magistrate Sanyu Mukasa adjourned the case to 20th April this year. The magistrate revealed that the state had requested for more time to investigate the matter

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