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Bryan White given 10m cash bail, his passport withheld

Activist in fight against poverty, Bryan Kirumira aka Bryan White has been granted a 10m cash bail at Makindye Chief Magistrate’s Court. Bryan together with his body guard Thomas Okoth have been on remand since last December last year on charges of attempted murder when a one Bitwire was shot at his gate in Munyonyo.

Bryan and Okoth at court

The two appeared in court today morning and were granted bail. Bryan White was told to leave his passport behind.

Kirumira alias Brian White along with Thomas Okoth, a police officer working with Crime Intelligence Unit were asked to deposit shs 10 million each before Court.

They applied for bail through their lawyer John Bulombo after they were remanded to Luzira prison on attempted murder charges.

Bryan White’s body guard Okoth last year shot and injured his neighbour Victor Bitwire in Munyonyo, an upscale suburb of Kampala.

Bryan White is now free to resume his poverty fight rallies and campaign across the country

Makindye Chief Magistrate Erias Kakooza in his ruling on Monday told Bryan White to deposit his passport as one of bail conditions.

“You should not leave the country until the case is disposed off,” the Magistrate ordered.

The accused were told to pay cash bond of shs 10m while the sureties paid shs 20 million (non cash bond).

White and his co-accused will re-appear in Court on January 31st when the hearing begins.

Sources Bitwire who has been undergoing treatment at International Hospital Kampala has been discharged.

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