The renown members of parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana have been released on bail after state withdrew their case.

The duo were released with payment of 20 million Ugandan shillings as bail.

They were arrested after being accused of involvement in the great Masaka bujambiya massacres.

Furthermore, the MPs were accused of murdering Joseph Bwanika, a resident of Kisseka B village in Lwengo district.

They also face several counts of murder, terrorism and attempted murder, emanating from a spate of killings that happened in Masaka in August 2021. The others accused are Bulo Wamala, John Mugerwa, Jackson Kanyike, Mike Sserwadda and Jude Muwonge.

However, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), withdrew three affidavits of prosecution witnesses filed against the application. The affidavits withdrawn were sworn by Thomas Jatiko, Jennifer Amumpaire, and Detective SP Innocent Mubangizi and tendered in on January 23, 2023.


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