National Unity Platform (NUP) parliamentary candidate Muhammad Ssegirinya has been remanded.
The flag bearer for Kawempe South was secretly remanded to Bugembe prison in Jinja District.
Benjamin Katana, one of his lawyers told the Daily Monitor that Ssegirinya was ‘secretly’ arraigned in court at about 6pm, Friday November 20, 2020.
He was charged with inciting violence at Jinja Magistrates court before he was remanded.
He was presented to court without any of his lawyers.
Ssegirinya being arrested (Daily Monitor photos)
Ssegirinya was arrested at Nalufenya police station in Jinja on Thursday morning while he was using his social media to air the events live.
He was held for recording a video showing that NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine had been brutalised and was in bad condition following his arrest on Wednesday morning in Luuka District.
He was then taken to Nalufenya prison.