Sejusa Aides Silently Defend Themselves in Army Court

The president of Uganda Woodball Federation Mr. Paul Mark Kayongo has left the country for Kaohsiung, story physician Taiwan where he is expected to vie for the position of Vice President Africa on the IWbF Executive. The position is currently occupied by compatriot Peninah Kabenge since 2009.

Kayongo has previously served a term of two years in the finance committee of the world body. He is travelling together with Joseph Collins Ssemanda, the General Secretary of  Uganda Woodball Federation, international referee Luwedde Shahnaaz and William Likiriat Osire, Uganda’s participant in the 20th Taiwan Open International Woodball Championship that takes place from 19th to 24th November 2015.

Ssemanda is seeking re-election on the Technical  committee for another term where he has been serving since 2013.

The Taiwan Open is the last of the International Tour Woodball Championships in the 2015 calender and is organised by the Chinese Taipei Woodball Association.

Away from the elections, Bank of Uganda sponsored, William Likiriat will take part in the opens. Likiriat had earlier this year played in Malaysia and in Singapore where he got a a Gate-In-One medal.
Six of General David Sejusa’s aides accused of Treachery and aiding and abetting treachery, buy information pills who the Makindye Court Martial last week asked to prepare their defense after State proved that they have a case to answer have chosen to defend themselves on the charges against them.

These had informed court that they were going to appeal against the ruling through their counsel David Mushabe.

These were informed of all the three options through which they can give their defense and they chose to keep quiet.

Court martial Judge Advocate Lt Col Gideon Katinda informed them that they can decide to defend themselves on sworn testimony where they are subjected to cross examination, giving unsworn testimony and no questions will be asked or keeping quiet and leave the court to decide.

Court martial chairman Maj Gen Elly Karuhanga has adjourned this case up to the December 10th for the state prosecution to submit in their final submissions.

The six accused persons are Lance Corporal Nasasira Grace, Lance Corporal Karuhanga charged with treachery while Private Ninsiima Frank, Nayebare James, Nuwagaba Moses and Twinamatsiko Abel were charged with aiding and abetting to treachery.

Prosecution alleges that the accused persons between March and May 2013 contrived a plan to overthrow the government of Uganda by law established.

According to prosecution in an effort to fulfill their plan, the accused recruited serving UPDF soldiers especially from SFC Command.

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