Dr. Stella Nyanzi says she lost her pregnancy while in jail
Former Makerere University Researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi has told a High court judge that she recently suffered a miscarriage while at Luzira Prison.
Nyanzi, who says she suffers from hyper tension, on Wednesday appeared before Justice Lydia Mugambe for the hearing of a case she filed against Makerere University for refusal to re-instate her on her job.
Dr Nyanzi, who looked frail with a shaved head, explained to the judge that she had been admitted to the prison’s sick bay and was unable to get in touch with her lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde to swear a supporting affidavit in her case.
Ssemakadde then asked the judge to adjourn the case to February 19 for hearing. Dr Nyanzi has been on remand at Luzira prison since November last year on charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication.