• The duo recorded a song titled Wumula mzee (take a rest old man).

Musicians charged for annoying President Museveni in song

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Musicians charged for annoying President Museveni in song

Tue, 05/Dec/2017 - 20:51
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Buganda Road magistrates court has charged two men with offensive communication by  composing a song that disturbed president Museveni’s peace.

Buganda Road magistrates court has charged two men with offensive communication by  composing a song that disturbed president Museveni’s peace.

Jonah Muwanguzi and David Mugema were on Tuesday afternoon arraigned before grade one magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu and charged with the offence contraty to section 25 of the computer misuse act.

Prosecution alleges that between 2015 and 2017 at Salama road in Makindye division, the duo wilfully and repeatedly composed, recorded, produced and electronically communicated through social media a song titled ‘Wumula’ where they attacked and disturbed the peace of of the president of Uganda without a purpose of legitimate communication.

Efforts by the accused’s lawyer Abdalla Kiwanuka were turned down by the magistrate who informed him that it could only be possible on Wednesday when the state prosecutor is around.
The duo were remanded to Luzira until tomorrow Wednesday.

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