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Court Sets Date for Jamil Mukulu Pre Trial Hearing

High Court judge Eve Luswata has fixed  the 11th January next year as the date to which she will commence the Pre-trial hearing of the matter in which  former leader of Allied Democratic Forces (ADF)  Jamil Mukulu is indicted with terrorism charges alongside 37 others.

This followed the successful closure the first stage of conferencing hearing from which prosecution and defence sides finalised with disclosure of statements and exhibits that are meant to be used in the trial.

Before this ruling, one of the suspects Musa Nabangi raised a complaint alleging that while in detention at Nalufenya, some of security operatives squeezed his private parts and that he could hardly sit or stand.

In her ruling on this matter, Justice Luswata asked him to produce a medical report to ascertain his allegations and consequently ordered the prison authorities to continue according him medication.

The suspects will now reappear on the 11th January 2019 for commencement of pre-trial hearing.

Mukulu was arrested in 2015 in Tanzania before being extradited to Uganda to face justice over atrocities committed by the Allied Democratic Forces rebel group which was also declared as a terrorism organization.

 

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