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Kitatta Trial: Prosecution Closes Case

The prosecution side in case where Bodaboda 2010 Patron Abdullah Kitatta is facing charges of unlawful possession of fire arms before Makindye General Court martial has closed its case.

The Prosecution presented a total of four witnesses who testified against Kitatta before court chaired by Lt Gen Andrew Gutti.

On Tuesday, Major Raphael Mugisha the lead prosecutor informed court that the four witnesses were the key ones in the case and their evidence before court was sufficient to prove a case against Kitatta.

All four witnesses were UPDF officers working under the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI).

They are; Private Richard Kasaijja, Corporal Richard Wanyama, Maj. David Agaba and a Driver Corporal Alex Baguma.

They all collaborated in their testimony that Kitatta was arrested from a Hotel Room at Vinetea Hotel in Wakaliga with an AK47 gun and a golden pistol with   55 rounds of ammunition plus Military uniforms and caps that were found at his Boda-Boda 2010 offices.

The matter was adjourned to 26th November 2018 for the defence side led by counsel Shaban Sanywa to file their submissions for court to decide whether Kitatta and the group have a case to answer or not.

Kitatta and the group are facing   5 counts relating to unlawful possession of firearms, ammunition and Military gear.

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All these are on remand in Luzira Prison while Kitatta is detained in Makindye Military Prison

 

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