By Sylvia Kugonza
In Fort Portal
The grade one magistrates court in Fort portal yesterday granted a none cash bail of 3M to each of the six members of the Seventh day Adventist western Uganda field who were arrested on Tuesday for assaulting their 51 year old bishop Samuel Mwebaze .
The accused are; Kakwezi Joshua, Kihumuro Jonathan, Mugenyi Amos, Kahebwa Bob, and Kakwezi Julius
Court presided over by her worship Namayanja Naziba heard that on 19th day of March 2019 at Moldina Street in Fort portal municipality, the duos that were carrying sticks and rowdy assaulted bishop Samuel, other top church leaders accusing them of misuse of church funds, immorality , disrespect and tribalism.
Court also heard that the six and others at large stormed the office of the SDA Western Uganda field, twisted the bishops hands, and gave him several strokes and moved away with the office Keys which they took to police.
However when reading the case to them, the suspects denied the allegations put to them.
The case was adjourned to 9th October 2019 for further hearing and if found guilty, they will be charged with assault.
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