Florence Akello Owinji, the Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions told the court Wednesday that 53 state witnesses have so far been presented in the trial and noted they were closing witness submissions.
Kwoyelo faces 67 Charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity before the International Crimes Division ICD of the High Court. He has been in detention at Luzira Maximum Prison since he was captured by the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF in 2008.
He faces 12 Confirmed counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity and 53 alternative charges for crimes allegedly committed during the insurgency in northern Uganda. They include willful killing, kidnap with intent to murder and destruction of property among others.
Muyita told URN, that although the court has enough money for the usual cases, it requires at least 400 million to try Kwoyelo under the International Crimes Division. During the trial, all judges under the International Criminal Division will be moved to Gulu for a period of not less than one month.