Evidence before court shows that the army admits all the illegalities and allegations levied against it by Kalali and to prove this, they say the errant officers have since been apprehended and couldn't let such impunity go unpunished because they strongly condemn the beating of journalists.
Speaking to Uganda Radio Network on phone, a civilian survivor of the military court Robert Darius Tweyambe said the state uses the court martial because for it takes orders and it doesn’t question them.
“With civil courts although the State has influence over them, they can exercise some independence and release suspects as they have done before," Tweyambe said. "So when they want to hold you longer, they will take you to the Court Martial because there they are totally in charge.”
On Tuesday, while appearing before the Deputy head of Civil Division of High Court Justice Emmanuel Baguma, the University through its lawyers led by Esther Kabinga asked for more time arguing that they were busy handling the application that sought for an interim injunction and didn't get enough time to respond to the main case.
Brig William Bainomugisha, the Fifth Infantry Division Commander confirmed to Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday that the suspects are in their custody and won’t be handed over to South Sudan authorities.
Without citing a specific law mandating him to make changes, the minister went ahead to appoint the mayors of the municipalities as interim city mayors. Magyezi also promised to issue guidelines that were to be followed to form interim city councils and executives but the promise was never fulfilled.