Famous blogger Ashburg Kato has been released on a cash bail as his co-accused Lillian Rukundo Natalie failed to show up. Lillian failed to make it to court due to an asthma attack before embarking on the court-bound prison bus.
As we reported earlier, the case in which Uganda Christian University student Lillian Rukundo Natalie and famous blogger Ashburg Kato are being accused of producing and broadcasting pornographic material was heard at Buganda Road court today (Monday 16th July).
Lillian Rukundo however did not turn up at court due sickness. It is reported that she has been severely sick and actually got an Asthma attack in the morning and collapsed while entering the prison bus enroute to court. She was rushed and is currently being admitted at the Luzira prison health facility.
A production warrant for tomorrow afternoon has been issued for Lillian.
On the other hand, Ashiraf Kato commonly known as Ashburg Kato, who is being accused of of sharing the pornographic content with a video of Lillian masturbating on the internet was released on a Shs 500,000 cash bail.
Chief Magistrate, Mary Babirye, heard the case today and another hearing has been scheduled for 3rd August 2018.
Watch Ashburg Kato being released from jail below;