Wakiso District LC 5 Chairperson, Matiya Lwanga Bwanika had gone to Kakiri barracks in search of Cyrus Kasaato, one of the councillors elects who went missing a week and a half ago and was shocked to find the group appearing before the military court.
people who were abducted by armed men in numberless minibus commonly referred as
drones from have appeared before the UPDF court-martial sitting in Kakiri barracks in
Wakiso district on military-related offences.
are Godfrey Maganda, Moses Kibirango, Joseph Kigozi and Jude Ssemanda, all from
Butale Busawula. The others are Jimmy Katabaazi and Hamid Abas from Nkumba
Bendegere, Isma Ssozi, a mechanic from Makerere Kivulu and Steven Mukasa from
Jude Ssemanda, Shafiq Kasozi, Hannington Kibirige, Ashraf Luyombya and Joseph Kisuki
from Budaka district. The suspects were
arraigned before the Kakiri court-martial, which was closed to
District LC 5 Chairperson, Matiya Lwanga Bwanika had gone to Kakiri barracks in
the search of Cyrus Kasaato, one of the councillor elects who went missing a week
and half ago and was shocked to find the group appearing before the military
Addressing journalists, Bwanika called upon the relatives of the
suspects to approach the army court with relevant documents to process bail for
//“Cue in: “Abonno mbalabyeko….
Cue out: ..oku gi imagininga,” //
He, however, couldn’t
tell the exact charges slapped on the accused, who have since been remanded to
Kitalya prison. Councilor Cyrus Kasaato, who managed to make bail, told a sad
story of torture during his time in military detention.
that just like the other people he found in Makindye and other military facilities where
he was taken, he was subjected to daily torture.
//Cue in: “Tubadde tukuumirwa…..
Cue out:….abamu baafa,” //
Our reporter was unable to speak to any of the