Excitement, Jubilation as Kizza Besigye is given a bail

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Former Presidential Candidate, retired Col Dr. Kizza Besigye had been granted bail from Luzira Prison by the Kampala High Court -Justice Musalu Musene.

The defiant Besigye was released on a none-cash bail of Ugx. 100million. Party president Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu, Roland Mugume Kaginda, Hon Nandala Mafabi and Joyce Nabossa Ssebuggwawo stood surety for him.

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Besigye has been in jail since May 16 2016 on charges of treason. Court asked him to refrain from violence until his case is heard and disposed off.


November 2005, Kizza Besigye was granted bail on similar treason charges. He reported to court 35 times. Starting July 26, Besigye is expected to report to court once every two weeks.

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