Blogger Isma Olaxess granted bail
Ibrahim Tusubira alias Isma Olaxess, the President Uganda Bloggers Association has been granted bail today by the Buganda Road Magistrate Court after spending a night in prison.
Isma Olaxess was arrested yesterday by the CID, Kibuli, and arraigned in court on charges of offensive communication. He filed for bail and today he has been released on a non-cash bail of Shs10 million.
Isma and 3 TV presenters working with Next Media Services; Isaac Kawalya Ssemulondo alias Kayz, Bryan Kennedy Waako and Williams Makuliro are accused of repeatedly attacking singer Omulangira Ssuuna on their TV program.
According to the charges, the four accused persons allegedly committed the offense on August 27, 2021 , while on Sanyuka TV, a channel under Next Media services.
Isma’s other co-accused are currently on remand in Kitalya Prison until October 15 when court will hear their bail application.