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Kayihura Case Pushed to October, Lawyers Deny Knowledge of Medical Clearance

Hearing of the case against former Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura, who is accused of failure to protect war materials and aiding and abetting kidnap, has been pushed to October 1st for further mention.

The case was supposed to be mentioned today but this didn’t happen because yesterday, Gen Kayihura, while reporting to court as part of his bail terms, the court also fixed another date for mention.

Kayihura’s lawyer Elison Karuhanga confirmed this to reporters today saying this was the reasons why his client was not in court today.

On reports that Kayihura was cleared to go for treatment abroad, Karuhanga said he was not aware of this.

Kayihura in his bail application told court that he needed to get specialized medical treatment in Nairobi.

Yesterday, the former IGP reported to the Registrar of the army court in fulfilment of the requirements for his bail where he was ordered to report every first Monday of the month

He is accused of issuing fire arms and ammunition to unauthorized persons of BodaBoda 2010 led by Abdullah Kitatta

Prosecution also alleges that Kayihura between 2010 and 2018 he failed to supervise and ensure accountability of arms and ammunition, in police units including The Flying Squad, Specialized Operations, Witness Protection Unit and Intelligence Directorate.

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He is also said to have abetted actions of subordinate police kidnapping and illegally repatriating Rwandan exiles, refugees and Ugandan citizen to Rwanda

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