Uganda Christian University (UCU) student, Lillian Rukundo who was charged for broadcasting a pornographic video is admitted to Luzira Prison heath facility.
Rukundo 23, who was expected to appear before Buganda Road Chief Magistrate under the Utilities and Wildlife Court, Ms Mary Babirye for the hearing of her case on Monday was reported to be very sick and unable to attend court.
Prison authorities told court that Rukundo got an asthma attack and collapsed in the morning while boarding the prison bus.
Magistrate Babirye issued a production warrant to have Rukundo brought in court today for her bail application as per a letter from her lawyer.
She is jointly charged with renowned blogger Kato Ashiraf alias Ashburg Katto who has been released on a cash bail of Shs500,000.
On July 9, Rukundo had pleaded guilty to eight charges which included producing and broadcasting pornographic video contrary to section 13(1) and (2) of the Anti- Pornography Act 2014. However she charged her plea to not guilty.
Prosecution states that Rukundo in the year 2017 at Jordan Courts Hostel, Mukono district produced a video of herself masturbating while pushing her finger in and out of her vagina in a highly graphic, vivid, explicit and offensive/noxious manner intended to arouse the sexual feelings of whoever may happen to see it.
It is further stated that Rukundo paused for and took a picture of her naked self from the breasts down to the knees in a highly graphic, vivid, explicit and offensive/noxious manner intended to arouse the sexual feelings of whoever may happen to see it, to a friend on facebook account called Ian Lon.
Katto is facing charges of broadcasting Rukundo’s pornographic video on the social media.