Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sqoop - Get Uganda entertainment news, celebrity gossip, videos and photos
Sqoop – Get Uganda entertainment news, celebrity gossip, videos and photosSqoop – Get Uganda entertainment news, celebrity gossip, videos and photos

Four One One

Bizonto comedians granted bail

This undated photo shows the four members of a comedy group popularly known as Bizonto. They were re-arrested for allegedly promoting sectarianism. PHOTO/ COURTESY

Four local comedians known as Bizonto have denied charges of promoting sectarianism before Buganda Road Chief Magistrates court. The quartet Julius Serwanja,35, Maliseeri Mbabali,36, Gold Ki-Mating,49, and Peter Ssabakaki, 35 appeared in a session presided over by magistrate Asuman Muhumuza and entered a plea of not guilty to one count of promoting sectarianism as read to them.

Upon denying the charges the four as well applied for bail by presenting their sureties as a guarantee that they will honor court bail once granted to them. The trial magistrate, Mr. Muhumuza, granted each of the accused persons at Shs100,000 after the state scrutinizing their sureties documents. Court bonded each of the sureties at Shs500,000, not cash.

The prosecution contends that four accused persons and others still at large during June 2020 within the district of Kampala, made and published on different social media platforms, a video containing information which is likely to discontent/disaffection among the citizens of Uganda against Banyankole tribe indicating that most of the leaders are from that tribe.

The court adjourned the matter to April 8, for mention of the charges. These comedians were arrested by police from Bukoto a Kampala Suburb around a local radio station called Radio Simba this morning.

How do I ensure that my efforts get noticed by the right people?

Don’t want to miss out on any story? For updates on all Sqoop stories, follow this link on Telegram:

You May Also Like

Four One One

The Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards (Asfas) last happened in 2022 and that might perhaps be the last edition of Uganda’s prestigious fashion awards...

Four One One

There is a video doing rounds on X of Azawi teaming up with the late Mowzey Radio on her recent Masavu song. The song...

Four One One

While still in Gagamel, ‘Atuuse’ was one of the songs that Rema Namakula released but at the time, Spice Diana was in high school...


A TikToker who allegedly abused the Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Mutebi and President Museveni has been remanded to Luzira Prison. Ibrahim Musana alias Pressure24/7...