Uganda, April 9 -- High Court presided over by Isaac Muwata on Tuesday denied bail to Molly Katanga, the jailed widow of slain businessman Henry Katanga.

Ms Katanga had through her lawyers asked the court to release her on bail pending trial to enable her to undergo further treatment.

Ms Katanga contended that she sustained serious injuries in the alleged fight with her slain husband for which she needs to undertake further treatment.

"My lawyers advised me that my medical condition coupled with the advanced age of 55 years, qualify as special circumstances and considerations for the grant of bail," reads Ms Katanga's sworn statement.

However, Justice Muwata denied her bail, ruling that she is not of an advanced age of 60 years to be ...