Bajjo ‘Events’ free again, but on bail

By Tonny Akankwatsa

The prominent events businessman; organizer yet a promoter, Andrew Mukasa alias Bajjo Events is now a freed from living a difficult life behind bars after bail grants by Buganda Road Court Magistrate Stella Amabirisi on Thursday, July 11.

Bajjo was freed on a cash bail of four million shillings, as each of the three sureties he presented were asked to sign on a non-cash bond of 20 million shillings.

The court retained his sureties’ national identity cards until the case is fully heard and disposed of.

Apparently, the case is adjourned until the 25th of July 2019 for further hearing. Bajjo was arrested a few weeks ago while addressing media about a planned marathon aimed at raising money for Bobi Wine who is currently banned from holding concerts due to his political influence.

Background

Suspected security operatives arrested Andrew Mukasa the proprietor of Bajjo events as he was addressing the media while at Centenary Park in Kampala on Saturday afternoon.

Bajjo, together with Abby Musinguzi aka Abitex was briefing the media on their plan to organize a marathon aimed at raising funds for musician turned politician Bobi Wine after then denial from holding music shows because of his political work.

Two men dressed in military fatigue similar to that of the Special Forces Command (SFC) emerged at the scene and whisked him away. Bajjo was later forced into a waiting van registration number UAT 511C which sped off.

Abtex later assured journalists present then that Bajjo may have been arrested because of the video that he recorded recently and circulated on his social media platforms.

“If they were to arrest him because of this press conference even me I would have been taken but I think it is because of that video,” he said then.

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