The UPDF 3rd Infantry Division which is enforcing the Presidential Directive on disarming the Karimojng is now on standby class one, to prevent any further terror attacks against security installations as wells as the general public.
“Take note that the government of Uganda intends that prosecution against ………charged with belonging to Allied Defense Forces, providing Financial Assistance to terrorism shall not continue,” reads the November 26th, 2019 letter signed by the Chibita.
Nsobya says that Uganda is threatened by ADF remnants both within the country and abroad who are regrouping and plotting to launch violent attacks on unsuspecting civilians. Nsobya has said this during a sensitization meeting on the dangers of terrorism held at the Iganga district headquarters on Friday.
Justice Mugambe granted the accused bail on grounds that they had overstayed on remand without trial. However, the suspects were returned to Luzira prison to allow time for the completion of their paper work. They are expected to regain their freedom on Friday.
The pretrial Judge, Eva Luswata closed the first stage of conferencing on Thursday morning after both parties told court that there has been full disclosure of statements and exhibits to be used in the trial.
Mukulu said that he has spent a lot of time in jail with no indication that they will ever be on trial. He also faulted the prosecution for refusing to share details about the exhibits to be used in the trial, and for deliberately delaying the process through unnecessary adjournments.
Noah Sajjabi, the Grade One Magistrate said that the ruling could not be delivered today because the file containing the particulars of the offense was sanctioned by the Director of Public Prosecution on the March 23rd therefore it wasnt available for reference
The sureties are Hussein Kyanjo former Mp of Makindye, Imam Kasozi Iban Kili a lecturer at Islamic University in Uganda, Dauda Sheikh Suleiman Kaketto a muslim scholar, Sheikh Nyende Ayub the Secretary General of the Tabliq Sect and Kalyango Siraje 46, a business man and a resident of Namungona a Kampala suburb.
Several public places which include shopping malls, bus parks, taxi parks, schools, religious places, hotels, bars and markets, among others, do not have the necessary checks to avert possible armed attacks, including terrorism.
For 40 years the story of the attack on Entebbe International Airport has been a colourful narrative of Israeli triumphant rescue of its citizens held hostage. In this six-part series, however, we bring you the other side of the raid, a story of how Uganda lodged a case of aggression against Israel and lobbied the Organisation of African Unity OAU, the United Nations and the Non-Aligned Movement NAM to have Israel isolated.
The government and military have remained silent about the Tuesday attack by the Al-shabab on the Ugandan contingent deployed in war-torn Somalia. Emerging reports indicate the the country may have lost over seventy soldier in attack.