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Air force soldier remanded for aggravated defilement

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The General Court Martial sitting in Makindye has remanded Staff Sergeant Rajab Tumwesigye to Kitalya Minimax prisons for aggravated defilement. Tumwesigye  appeared before the General Court Martial seven member panel chaired by Lt General Andrew Gutti on Monday. Court heard that on February 26, …

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Court Martial: Kitata guilty of unlawful possession of firearms

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial has found former Boda Boda 2010 patron Abdallah Kitata and two others guilty of unlawful possession of firearms. Found guilty by the court are Kitata, his bodyguard Police Constable Ngobi Sowali and driver Ibrahim Sakajja. The court however set …

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Kitatta trial: guard owns recovered firearms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial heard on Monday that Abdullah Kitatta, the jailed patron of Bodaboda 2010 has never owned an illegal fire arm. This came up during the testimony of Joel Kibirige, the Chairperson of Rubaga Division Bodaboda Cyclists and Kitatta’s police guard Sowali Ngobi. …

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General Court Martial orders MP Kabaziguruka’s arrest

Army court orders MP Kabaziguruka’s arrest The General Court Martial sitting at Makindye has issued an arrest warrant against Nakawa Municipality Division Member of Parliament (MP) Michael Kabaziguruka after he refused to turn up in court for hearing of his treachery case. The lead prosecutor, Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) …

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It is 15 years in jail for UPDF Mbuya barracks attackers

The General Court Martial at Makindye has sentenced two UPDF soldiers to 15 years in jail each for conniving to attack Mbuya military barracks on March 4th 2013. This, a day after the seven member court chaired by Lt Gen Andrew Gutti on Tuesday found them guilty of offenses relating …

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Two soldiers convicted in Mbuya Barracks attack case

Mbuya Barracks attackers found guilty The General Court Martial at Makindye in Kampala has convicted two UPDF soldiers for conspiring to attack Mbuya Military Barracks on the night of March 4, 2013. In a unanimous ruling of the 7 member panel chaired by Lt. Andrew Gutti,  they said on Tuesday that …

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Two charged before the Army Court over ghost pilot

Two UPDF soldiers have been charged before the General Court Martial in Makindye for fraud related offences. Major Kapalaga Lubega attached to Uganda People’s Defence Air forces (UPDAF) and Caroline Kyakabale a former Human Resource Manager in charge of civilian personnel, appeared before Chairman Lt Gen Andrew Gutti and denied …

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MP Kabaziguruka petitions Constitutional Court

Nakawa MP Michael Kabaziguruka on Thursday petitioned the Constitutional Court, seeking it to declare the General Court Martial and other military courts unconstitutionally established. Kabaziguruka, who faces treachery charges before the General Court Martial, is out on bail granted by Kampala High Court. Judge Yasin Nyanzi heard Kabaziguruka’s bail application last …

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Court Martial sets November 8 for Kabaziguruka hearing

The General Court Martial at Makindye has set November 8, 2016  to commence hearing of a treachery case against jailed Nakawa Municipality MP Michael Kabaziguruka. This after lead prosecutor Maj. Raphael Mugisha informed the 7-member court chaired  by Lt. Gen Andrew Gutti that investigations  are complete and he is ready to summon witnesses to …

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MP Kabaziguruka refuses to plead to Court Martial charges

Jailed Nakawa Municipality MP Michael Kabaziguruka has for the second time refused to plead to charges of treachery before the General Court Martial. The court Tuesday sent him back on remand and warned him over contempt of its orders. Despite rulings by both the Army and High court that he is properly charged before the …

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