By our reporter
Eight members of the Century Boda Boda cooperative society have faced charges related to destroying the property of their rival faction Boda Boda 2010 earlier this month, have been released on bail.
The group is part of those who were arrested for allegedly torching offices of Boda Boda 2010 association in Bukesa, Wakaliga and Makindye, all city suburbs, following the arrest of its leader, Abdullah Kitatta by the military.
Mwanga II court’s presiding grade one magistrate Esther Nyadoi ordered each of the suspects to pay a cash bond of shs500, 000.
The suspects first appeared in court last Thursday and were remanded to Luzira prison after denying offenses of criminal trespass and malicious damage to property before magistrate Allan Nyakaana.
The accused include; Farouk Muyomba, 28, Godfrey Mubiru, 30, John Bosco Yiga, 45, Patrick Wamala, 31, Hamza Kigundu 23, Saul Katongole, 24, Johnbosco Ssebuufu, 32 and Sula Lubega.
Prosecution stated that the group and others still at large on January 22 at Nateete, Wakaliga Road in Rubaga Division entered into the parking yard in the possession of Kityo Kilimutale with intent to intimidate or annoy him.
It is further stated that the group willfully and unlawfully destroyed a fence, Kityo’s property.
The case has been now adjourned to the 14th February 2018.
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