Kamuswaaga Crushes Into Vice President’s Convoy

Vice president Sedward Kiwanuka Sekandi

Former Coordinator of Intelligence Organs Gen David Sejusa has complained to the army court over what he said was detention in a dungeon.

Appearing before the Makindye-based General Court Martial on Tuesday afternoon, decease health the former spymaster narrated to court what had happened to him in the 1970s when he was arrested by Amin’s soldiers before being detained at Makindye military barracks.

“A captain who is my guard comes with a padlock in his hand and tells me to get in as he locks the door. This reminds me of how I was arrested and bundled onto a truck before being detained in a dungeon at Makindye, order ” Gen Sejusa narrated.

“’Let it be recorded that I am being held in Cell number 4, the dungeon which we used to call ‘Cell of No Return’ where Amin took me in 1976.’”

The maverick army officer complained that he went to the bush with other colleagues because that had serious aspirations like a fair society, good behaviour and consistence in issues of governance noting that this has not been accorded  to him during the trial .

“There are legislative norms but also natural norms on how people should be treated. None of these charges are new because I raised all this in the meeting I had with the president,” he said.

Earlier, the former spymaster through his lawyers had asked the army court to drop charges against him because it has no jurisdiction and that the High Court was about to pronounce itself on the same considering a case he had filed.

The army court chairman Maj. Gen. Levi Karuhanga however ordered that Gen. Sejusa be remanded at Luzira prison until Tuesday February 9.

Sejusa was charged with absence from the army, conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline and participation in partisan politics.
Police in Masaka is interrogating the Kamuswaaga of Kooki, order Apollo Ssansa Kabumbulito establish his motive after he allegedly crushed into the Vice President Motorcade at Kinyanya along Masaka Bukunda section on Masaka – Kyotera road.

The Kamuswaaga according to reports is being held at the Masaka Central Police Station together with four people with whom he was travelling.

The Kamuswaga of Kooki Ssansa Kabumbuli

The Kamuswaga of Kooki Ssansa Kabumbuli

Kabumbuli was himself driving a Toyota land cruiser bearing his chiefdom emblem. He allegedly ignored all warnings from the convoy units and sped into the Vice President’s security cover.

Witnesses say the traditional leader at first declined to get out of his car and tried to create a scene by shouting on top of his voice, ampoule how he was an important person.

He was however brought under control and driven to CPS alongside those in his company where they are making statements.

There were no injuries reported in the accident.



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