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Former Amisom Commander Mutambi Worried About Delayed Trial

Court Martial building in Makindye

Former Ugandan Forces Battle Group xvi Commander under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), visit this site http://celiac-disease.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-list-posts-v1-1-endpoint.php Lt Col Bosco Mutambi; who facing charges of failure to execute his duties and failure to brief his superiors on mission before Makindye General Court Martial, viagra http://concernedafricascholars.org/wp-includes/rss-functions.php has expressed his worry that prosecution has failed to commence the hearing of the matter.

Mutambi who is currently out on bail appeared this morning before the
court expecting the hearing date to be set but the lead State prosecutor Raphael Mugisha said investigations are still ongoing.

In reply, price agitated defense counsel Paul Kuteesa described the Prosecution’s request for another adjournment as unfair action, as his client has appeared in
court for over 15 times for mentioning of his case.

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“We don’t object for adjournment of this matter but prosecution must assure court that this is the last adjournment because incase investigations are not finalized in the next sitting we shall pray to court to dismiss this case,” he said.

The court martial adjourned the mentioning of this case to 27th February 2017.

Mutambi was charged with failure to execute his duties and failure to brief his seniors about a possible attack at Janaare Battle Group 16.

Later on the unit was attacked by Al-Shabaab on September 1, 2015 and in the process UPDF lost 19 soldiers while 22 were wounded and one is still missing.

After his arrest on July 3, Mutambi was demoted from the rank of colonel to lieutenant colonel and later on was deported back to Uganda.

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