Mbarara municipal councilor, accused of computer misuse by the mayor, charged and released on bail
Mbarara magistrate’s court has granted bail to a municipal councilor, Kagiko Imam Shafi representing Katete ward in Nyamitanga division, Mbarara municipality who is accused of computer misuse by abusive language, with orders to return to court on 18thFebruary 2019.
Presecution alleges that between 2018 and 2019, the accused went against the computer misuse act section 95 by posting in a council whatsapp group, in which he alleged that the municipality mayor, Robert Kakyebezi is incompetent and corrupt, in addition to going on radios spreading the same message.
Appearing before Grade one magistrate, Daphne Ayebare, Kagiko denied the charges. He was arrested today morning by Mbarara police as he reported for a police bond, presented to court, which has now granted him a cash bail of sh 300,000=, while his sureties have signed a noncash bail of shs 500,000 each. will return to court on 18thFebruary 2019.
According to the complainant, mayor Kakyebezi, court will decide and he expects justice .