Crime & Investigation

Army Court Moves to Rule on Mbuya Barracks Attack Case

Makindye General Court Martial has set September 5 to rule on whether Lt Augustine Moro and Private Kenneth Kalokwera Okello have a case to answer in the attack on Mbuya Barracks in 2013.

The defense was Monday expected to file written submissions on which court would base to rule whether the accused are liable.

But this was not possible after defense counsel Maj Asha Patra informed court they had no submissions to make.

“We shall not make any submission for this ruling on a no-case to answer. We therefore leave this issue to court to decide, link ” submitted Asha.

In reply to defense counsel’s remarks, viagra buy state prosecutor Maj Raphael Mugisha informed court that since the defense has not made any submission they should not be allowed any right of reply as far as this matter is concerned.

General court martial chairman Lt. Gen Andrew Gutti eventually set the date to deliver the ruling on a no-case-to-answer basis.

Lt Moro and Private Kalokwera are facing charges relating to security, shop treachery contrary to UPDF Act.

Prosecution alleges  that the duo and others still at large on March 4 2015 while armed at lower Mbuya Military barracks in Nakawa Division Kampala District attacked guards to acquire guns an which the state refers to as a prejudice of security of the defence forces.

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