The four suspects arrested with human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo have been released on bond.
This was confirmed Thursday evening by their lawyer Eron Kiiza.
They are; Herbert Dakasi, Esomu Obure, Anthony Odur and Human Rights officer and Hamid Tenywa.
Two of them reported to Uganda Law Society President Pheona Nabasa that they were beaten while in custody at SID in Kireka.
Fred Enanga, Police Spokesperson, responded: “That’s not how we work.”
They are also charged with money laundering under section 3 of the Anti Money Laundering Act.
Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court charged Opiyo with the same crime as well as failure to file annual returns under section 39 and 40 of the NGO Act.
It is said, on October 8th, 2020, ABSA Bank at Garden City acquired USD 340,000 through an account number 6004078045 in the names of Chapter Four Uganda, knowing that the funds were proceeds of crime.
He was remanded back into police custody until December 28, 2020.
The Chief Magistrate, Douglas Singiza, denied him bail arguing that he has no jurisdiction to hear his case.
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