Lwemiyaga MP Ssekikubo charged and remanded.
Rwemiyaga County Member of Parliament, Theodre Sekikubo has been arraigned before the Magistrate court in Masaka and charged with six counts including unlawful possession of a fire arm, inciting violence, obstructing a police officer and threatening violence.
Court heard that on 2nd August 2010 at Ssembabule District Headquarters play ground, the legislator had in his possession a pistol without a valid fire arms certificate, he then used the same to do acts calculated to cause death or physical injury to voters who had gathered to elect District NRM Structures.
Ssekikubo is further alleged to have committed acts calculated to cause destruction or damage of party property including boxes, basins, and pens.
He has denied the charges before Grade One Magistrate Deo Ssejjemba, who remanded him to Masaka Government Prison till tomorrow for hearing of his bail application.
He was arrested last week after he together with some livestock farmers in the area attempted to forcefully enter Lwemiyag Cattle Market which police closed last week following a recent quarantine imposed on the District.