MP Yusuf Mutembuli Applies for Bail Amid Corruption Charges

Lawyers for Bunyole East MP Yusuf Mutembuli have applied for his bail at the Anti-Corruption Court as he awaits trial on corruption-related charges.

MP Yusuf Mutembuli Applies for Bail Amid Corruption Charges
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Lawyers for Bunyole East MP Yusuf Mutembuli have applied for his bail at the Anti-Corruption Court as he awaits trial on corruption-related charges.

Herbert Kidiya, representing Mutembuli, told Journalists that they have submitted the necessary documents, including details of five sureties to support their application. Four of these sureties are members of Parliament.

The lawyers are still awaiting instructions from Lwengo Woman MP Cissy Namujju on whether to apply for her bail. MP Mutembuli, along with Busiki County MP Paul Akamba, was arrested on June 12th.

Akamba faces additional charges. The MPs are alleged to have solicited a bribe to influence the passing of an enhanced budget for the Uganda Human Rights Commission.

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