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.
Kipoi is remanded in Makindye Military barracks on security related charges. His lawyer, Retired Major Ronald Iduli, insists that Kipoi has a constitutional right to bail since he is still innocent until proven guilty.
Through his lawyer, Retired Major Ronald Iduli, Kipoi applied for bail on grounds that it is his constitutional right and that he will be presenting substantial sureties during the hearing of this application.
Muhangi is jointly charged with Kayihura and six senior officers for failure to protect war materials and aiding and abetting kidnaps in Uganda. The others are Col. Atwooki Ndahura, Nixon Agasirwe, Richard Ndaboine Patrick Muramira, Jonas Ayebaza and Kitagenda Abel Muyomba. .
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.
The prosecution led by Major Raphael Mugisha has raised no objection to the documents tendered before court. According to the Amnesty Act, 2000, any forces that are fighting the government and are ready to denounce rebellious activities are free to report to the Commission for pardon.
Sanywa says that the Investigating Officer would have also told court whether he had access to Vine Hotel to establish if the guns were got from there. He told Court that the Investigating Officer would have been important in narrating the chain of the movement of the evidence and how the Boda Boda 2010 offices were searched in the absence of the accused persons.
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.
Turyamureeba also said that by the time he arrested Kipoi, he didnt inform the then Flying Squad Commander, Nixon Agasirwe, saying he didnt have formal arresting orders for the former legislator save for the instructions from the late Kaweesi.
n his application filed on Monday, Iduli contends that Justice Oguli erred in law when she failed to consider his claim for percentage increase on lost income to cater for lost promotions and inflation.
According to Muhumuza, he was surprised by the questions and asked Kipoi why he was asking him such questions. Kipoi reportedly replied that M23 was comprised of Ugandans and Rwandese who would be difficult to deal with as they plot to overthrow government.
Prior to visiting Makindye Police barracks, the Mufti consulted Lt. Gen. Gutti who gave green light to the visit. Armed with the authorisation notice, the Mufti and his delegation stormed Makindye Military barracks this morning but were turned away without any explanation.
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.
The suspects allegedly broke into the shop on July 1, 2018, and stole more than 435 million Shillings. Two people among them a UPDF Reserve force officer identified as Moses Musinguzi and a casual laborer identified as Shafick Kigongo were killed during the attack.