VJ Juniors’ case hearing fails to start as state fails to produce witnesses

By Sania Babirye

State has this morning failed to present witnesses to testify against  Prominent Ugandan Video Jocker  Mary Smart Matovu commonly known as  ‘VJ Junior who is charged with selling pornographic movies.

Buganda road court chief Magistrate Jamson Kareemani had set today to commence hearing of the case however state attorney  Harriet Nakigozi asked  for an adjournment to prepare her witnesses to come to court.

The magistrate has now adjourned hearing of the case to the 11th of July 2017.

VJ Junior was charged on the 26th of may 2017 with  selling pornographic movies alongside his colleague Geoffrey Bbosa .

He was arrested on the 23rd of May by CIID Police officers from Kibuli on the directives of State Minister for Ethics and Integrity Simon Lokodo on allegations that he was   producing and circulating pornographic movies a charge he denies .

He was however granted bail by the same court.

Prosecution states that VJ junior on 23rd may 2017 at Zai PLaza and Majestic plaza sold pornographic movies to detective corporal Namugala Aisha and a one  Frank Ntambi an act intending to corrupt public morals .