(by Evelyne Akudo)
The Grade One Magistrates Court in Lira has remanded an Indian businessman to Lira Main Prison for assault of a one lady, Arao Loy. The Indian identified as Vikram Singh (pictured above) aged 25 years is accused of assaulting Arao Loy on the 24th October 2018 causing bodily harm to the victim from Te-garage village, Ojwina Division.
Appearing before Magistrate Igga Andiru,the accused pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against him.Prosecution told court that the investigations into the case are complete and requested for a date to be fixed for the hearing. Court could not grant him bails because it was past the working hours and therefore sent on remand till the 2.11.2018 when he will appear for his bail application.