Lugazi chief magistrate George Obongo has remanded the former member of Parliament of Buikwe South Dr. Lulume Bayiga to Luzira Prison hospital after he was charged of organizing unlawful assembly of health camp.
Lulume who was brutally arrested was seriously beaten and injured by police officers who are said to have broken his legs.
He was brought to Lugazi Chief Magistrate court in a small police vehicle from which he was carried out into the court room in pain.
During this process police cordoned off the entire court and very few people were accepted to have access to it.
When residents saw Lulume being lifted from the vehicle and he could not walk they tried to force themselves into court premises to attack the police officer who the suspect to have injured him.
Grade I magistrate George Obongo denied bail to Lulume saying that his sureties lacked some documents and he decided to remand him to Luzira prison though he was in poor condition.
According his lawyer Aggrey Mpora Mushagara says that they are going to see that court grants Lulume bail before the end of this week.
Lulume was arrested on Saturday of last week in Ngogwe Buikwe district as he was offering free medical treatment to poor residents with support of Rotary Club.
Lulume has been accused of with 15 others of demolishing Musa Katerega house at Kigaya village found in Najja sub county Buikwe district, plus injuring a police officer.
However Dr. Lulume Bayiga is accusing State minister for Water Ronald Kibuule of being behind of this after he faced resistance when he tried to evict residents of Kigaya without being compensated.
On several occasions Lulume has been coming up opposing Kibuule’s move of evicting bibanja holders before being compensated which did not please Kibuule.
Residents are accusing their members of parliament David Mutebi and Judith Babirye of keeping quiet when they are being evicted from their land by Kibuule.
Kibuule supported a lot Mutebi current Member of Parliament to oust Lulume since then Kibuule embarked his efforts to evict bibanja holders and no single voice came out from Mutebi to negotiate for the poor people who are being terrorized by that minister.
Kibuule claims to have bought this land of Kigaya which has about 150 residents and out of them he has so far compensated about seven tenants.
Before completing compensating all residents at that time Kibuule used security officers and evicted residents forcefully which Lulume opposed.
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