By UTN Reporter Kampala - Bruce Lubowa the Interior Designer who was arrested with Minister for Labour Hebert Kabafunzaki over a 5million shilling bribe, has been denied bail by the Anti-corruption court, after failing to present substantial sureties and proper documentation assuring court whether he has a fixed place of residence.
Chief Magistrate Alum Agnes ruled that Lubowa's Lawyer appeared unprepared for his client's bail application, and she had no option but to dismiss the application.
Magistrate Alum has now remanded Lubowa to Luzira prison till 19th April for mention of his case.
Lubowa is accused of having conspired with Minister Herbert Kabafunzaki to solicit for a bribe of shs. 15m between 6th and 8th April in Kampala.
The Minister was yesterday released on bail after denying the allegation, while his Political Assistant Brian Mugabo who pleaded guilty was sent on remand till 19th.April to receive sentence.
Mugabo admitted having hidden the money knowing that it had been accepted by the Minister as a bribe, so that he enables him escape punishment.