Covid-19: Pastor Yiga Augustine remanded to Luzira. Pastor Augustine Yiga of Revival Church Kawaala remanded over remarks he made in respects the savage coronavirus pandemic.
The disputable minister captured by Police on Saturday when he utilized his TV slot to tell the open. That coronavirus was non-existent in Africa basing on the way that there are no passings in numerous African nations.
However, on Monday, Yiga was accused of acting carelessly which is probably going to cause the spread of the infection.
He denied the charges and remanded until April, 6, by the Magistrate Mwanga 2 Court.
Following his capture on Saturday, Kampala Metropolitan Police representative. Therefore, Patrick Onyango said Yiga’s announcements wild and solicited individuals from people in general to ignore them.
“The activities of Pastor Yiga advance the spread of the COVID-19 and can, in this manner. Considered an immediate assault on the individuals of the Republic of Uganda. We offer to the general population to stop from making bogus or disturbing articulations worried over COVID-19. And negligence data, not from approved government structures,” Onyango said.
Similarly, area 171 of the Penal Code Act discusses an individual who includes themselves in a careless demonstration. Prone to spread an irresistible sickness that carries out wrongdoing.
“Any individual who unlawfully or carelessly does any demonstration which is and which the individual knows. Or has the motivation to accept to probably spread the contamination of any sickness risky to live submits. An offense and is subject to detainment for a long time,” the Penal Code Act says.
President Museveni is relied upon to give new mandates with respect. To fighting the lethal coronavirus pandemic in the nation his location today.
“President Museveni will address the nation today at 8 pm, giving a report on the Covid-19 circumstance and offer more rules on what to do to stem the spread. The location will be on all TVs and radios,” the senior Presidential Press Secretary Don Wanyama said on Monday evening.
The improvement comes when the number of coronavirus cases in Uganda arrived at 33 following a Sunday night declaration by the Ministry of Health. Covid-19: Pastor Yiga Augustine remanded to Luzira.
Since the flare-up of the pandemic, the legislature has set up a few measures planned for fighting the spread of coronavirus.
The administration began by restricting all social, social, political and any type of get-togethers that saw schools, colleges, holy places, mosques and whatever another spot that brings a major number of individuals together shut.
In conclusion, Uganda has so far enlisted 33 instances of coronavirus.