Army Court Pushes Kabaziguruka Trial to 2017

Kabaziguruka chats with Court Martial prosecutors recently.

Makindye General court martial has pushed the hearing of treachery charges against Nakawa Municipality MP, pharmacy Hon Michael Kabaziguruka and 25 others before Makindye General court martial to January 18th 2017.

The case which was among those scheduled to take place on Tuesday, there December 20 has not proceeded as the court has already started its festive season break off that is expected to end by the beginning of January 2017.

According to General Court martial registrar, order Major John Bizimana all the cases which were scheduled to be heard on Tuesday have been adjourned up to January 2017 when court is expected to resume its normal duties.

During his last appearance in court martial Kabaziguruka though his lawyer Hon Medard Ssegona asked this court to halt his trial until the matter he filed in constitutional court challenging this court’s power to try civilians is disposed off but the judge Advocate of this court

Lt Col Gideon Katinda advised Kabaziguruka to seek an interim order from constitutional court halting this trial.

On the other hand, the Prosecution led by Major Raphael Magezi had informed court that investigations in the matter were done and that they were ready for the hearing but applied to court to allow them have a deductive disclosure which the defense opposed.

Prosecution alleges that between February and June this year, Kabaziguruka and 25 others including UPDF soldiers plotted in Kampala, Wakiso and Luweero districts, to overthrow the government by force of arms.


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