Muhangi applied for bail through his lawyer, Captain Charles Ssekayita in January 2019 on grounds of ill health, saying he needs to get out of military custody to seek medication for ulcers, which he has been battling since 2007.
During cross examination, Kipois lawyer, retired Major Ronald Iduli tasked Captain Majid to present some evidence like pictures, phone printouts, videos and bicycle to substantiate his claims. The matter will now return to Court on February, 18th, 2019 for further hearing.
Ngobi said he was first assigned the firearms by Siraje Bakaleke in February 2012 during his tenure as Commander of Old Kampala Police Station. He reportedly deployed him to guard Kitatta who had approached police for protection.
Mugisha told the General Court Martial chaired by Lt General Andrew Gutti that they only wanted to present the investigating Officer in addition to the four state witnesses who testified against the accused. He however, said they discovered that his testimony was similar to four witnesses and therefore decided to close their submissions.
Gen Gutti asked Iduli the number of times he has petitioned High Court and the Constitutional Court Challenging Kipois trial in the Court Martial and lost. In his response, Iduli said all he needs is an impartial and an independent trial.
The court presided over by Lt Gen Andrew Gutti stated that Kitatta has the capacity to interfere with the ongoing investigations and that his lawyers failed to prove that his ailment could not be treated in Prison. The same reasons were used to deny him bail at the first attempt in June.
Wanyama explains that he handed the two suspects he had gone to pick and the five rowdy Boda boda motorists to Captain Agaba at Kisekka market military barracks. He told the General Court Martial chaired by Lt. Gen. Andrew Gutti after handing over the suspects he didnt know what transpired later.
A reliable source at the Makindye based military court told URN that Kayihura asked for permission from the Chairman, Lt Gen Andrew Gutti on Monday to travel to Nairobi for treatment, which was granted.
Jackson Kwizera, a resident of Kisoro who traveled for more than eight hours to attend the court proceedings couldnt hide his joy. Kwizera, who was dancing outside the military court, told URN that he wasnt happy with the way his village mate was treated.
The General Court Martial Chairperson, Lt. Gen Andrew Gutti convicted Odaga on his own plea of guilt to all the five charges slapped against him by the state. He was charged with three accounts of murder, attempted murder and aggravated robbery.
Muyanja argued that the witness was supposed to defend his testimony given that he is the one testifying against the accused persons. The lawyer had asked Kasaija to explain the events that unfolded when he arrested the accused persons on January 19th, 20th and 21st 2018.