Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | Since August 27 last year when he was released on bail, embattled former inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura has appeared to be on the road to rehabilitation and possible freedom.
The sureties included the newly promoted Major General Apollo Kasita, Col. Francis Kashaka, Col. Milton Katarinyebwa, Col. Wilson Kabera, the Commandant at the School of Combat Engineers and Retired Captain.
Kitatta’s rise to prominence came at the time the Opposition doyen Kizza Besigye attempted to galvanise his supporters for a street uprising, shortly after the 2011 General Election.
Abbas Senyonjo also pleaded not guilty to the charges, saying on the fateful day, he ran to the scene of crime but was haunted and humiliated by the Field Force Unit Commander who was in full control of security near Arua prisons.
The West Nile Region Police Spokesperson, Josephine Angucia urged serving officers to learn from the court decisions on how they execute their work.
Six senior police officers were arraigned Wednesday on charges of neglect of duty leading to the stoning of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's vehicle in northwestern town of Arua in August last year.
The accused on Wednesday appeared before the Police Disciplinary Court headed by Dennis Odongpin at Arua Municipal Hall.
Last Friday’s arrest of Pastor Augustine Yiga of the Revival Church Kawaala for alleged rape became the latest outrage in a growing tale of scandal and debauchery now rocking the born-again Christian community.
They appeared before the Anti-Corruption Court Grade one Magistrate Sarah Namusobya Mutebi on Thursday this week, charged with being found with exhibits worth sh13 billion, and were granted cash bail of Sh15 million each.
A city lawyer and Court Martial chairman, Lt Gen Andrew Gutti, are embroiled in a disagreement over conduct of a case in which former Bubulo East Constituency MP Tonny Nsubuga Kipoi is charged with alleged plot to overthrow government.
Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court has remanded eight men to Luzira prison over murder of two South Sudanese businessmen in a hotel at Arua Park in Kampala injuring another person.