Asian jailed over assault

Asian jailed for allegedly assaulting a woman in Lira town after a Lira Chief Magistrate’s court remanded him to Lira central prison.

Vitran Sing, 25, a resident of Lira Town, is accused of assaulting Loy Arao, a resident of Ojwina Division, Lira Municipality on the 24th of October 2018, causing her body harmed.

Appearing before Magistrate Iga Adiru on Wednesday, the accused pleaded not guilty of the offence.

According to the prosecution, the investigation into the case is complete and only waiting for the date to be fixed for the hearing.

However, the court could not grant the accused bail since it was past working hours and therefore, he was remanded till Friday, November 2, 2018, when he will reappear for his bail application.