State Minister for Labour Mwesigwa Rukutana is to spend eight more days prison after being remanded till September 15 2020.
Chief Magistrate of Ntungamo Sarah Kolya extended the bail application without providing any reasons asshe only adjourned the ruling. Rukutana’s defence team however claim their client needs medical attention.
Yesterday Rukutana was remanded to Kakika Prison in Mbarara on charges of attempted murder, malicious damage and theft of a gun.
The gun wielding minister was arrested on Saturday together with his four bodyguards following a violate exchange between the minister and supporters of his rival Naome Kabasharira in which a one Dan Rwiburingi was severely injured.