Ntungamo Chief Magistrate has remanded State Minister for labour and Gender Hon Mwesigwa Rukutana, and three of his body guards to Kityala prison in Mityana till 15th September for bail hearing.
Among the people who were present in court to bail him out were Bob Kabonero, Richard Kabonero ,Mp Mawanda ,Jimmy Muhwezi ,Dr minister Barwomunsi, among others.
The minister and his body guards appeared before of Ntungamo Grade one Magistrate Nazifah Namayanja yesterday over offenses of attempted murder, threatening violence and theft of a gun.
They were charged with seven counts of attempted murder contrary to section 204 (a) of the penal code act, assault occasioning actual bodily harm contrary to section 236 of the penal code act, malicious damage contrary to section 335 of the penal code act and threatening violence contrary to section 81 (a) of the penal code act.
Hon Rukutana and his bodyguards were arrested and detained at Ntungamo Police station on Saturday after shooting at a vehicle belonging to a supporter of his rival Naome Kabasharira injuring one of the occupants, Daniel Rwebirungi.