Former Lordâ€™s Resistance Army rebel commander Thomas Kwoyelo has asked court to summon the Director Public Prosecutions Richard Buteera to show cause why he should not be arrested for refusing to give him amnesty certificate despite a court order on the matter.
High Court Judge, Vincent Zehurikirize has ordered the Directorate of Public Prosecutions and the Amnesty Commission to process the certificate of Thomas Kwoyelo, the former Lordâ€™s Resistance Army rebel commander.
Survivors of the February 2004 massacre at Barlonyo in Lira district want to witness the trial of Col. Thomas Kwoyelo, the former Lordâ€™s Resistance Army brigade commander. The trial is due to start on July 11th at the War Crimes Division of the High Court in Gulu. Kwoyelo faces 12 counts of willful killing, abductions and torture.