By our reporter

Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine)’s bodyguard  Edward Ssebuufu also know as Eddy Mutwe has on Tuesday been charged with treason by the Gulu magistrates Court.

After the charge, Eddie Mutwe was subsequently remanded to Gulu Central Prison till October 1st.

Eddie Mutwe was allegedly picked up by state operatives from Semakokiro Plaza in Kamwokya on August 25th and was locked up incommunicado in unknown place.

His lawyer, Eron Kiiza filed a Habeas corpus application on August 30th.

A Habeas corpus is an application filed seeking the production in court of an arrested person so as he/she answers any charges if at all there are any. Justice Musa Sekaana directed security agencies to produce Eddie Mutwe in Court on September, 4th and show cause why he is being detained.

The orders were issued to Attorney General, Chief of Defense Forces and the Director of Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence on grounds that their actions were unconstitutional. On September 4th, the State prosecutor, Peter Tusubira told court that Eddie Mutwe would be taken to Gulu Magistrate’s court to answer for treason.

 

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