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Thomas Kwoyelo Trial Adjourned to February, 2019

Kwoyelo has been waiting for trial at Luzira Maximum Prisons since 2015 when his Amnesty application was overturned by the Supreme Court.
Hearing of charges against Thomas Kwoyelo, a former commander of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has been adjourned to February 2019. The adjournment was announced this afternoon at the International Crimes Division of the High Court, sitting in Gulu.

Thomas Kwoyelo faces 93 counts arising out of charges of murder, willful killing, kidnap and hostage taking amongst others, which were confirmed at the pretrial stage of the judicial hearing, presided over by Justice Suzan Okalany. 

He reportedly committed the crimes while operating in Kilak hills, present day Amuru district and in Pabbo Sub County in 1996. Kwoyelo denied the charges. 

Kwoyelo has been waiting for trial at Luzira Maximum Prisons since 2015 when his Amnesty application was overturned by the Supreme Court.