By our reporter
Last month, leader of the notorious Boda Boda 2010 militia, Abdallah Kitatta was charged and remanded to Kigo Government Prison.
Kitatta and 12 others were arraigned before the Military’s Unit Disciplinary Court at Mbuya barracks and they were charged with with five offences of which four are criminal offences of failing to protect war material, contrary to section 122 (1) and (2)(h) and (i) of the UPDF act , 2005. The other charge was unlawful possession of military stores contrary to section 161 of the UPDF act.
Today, the NRM chairperson in Rubaga Division together with his co-accused returned to the army court for further mention of charges leveled against them.
However, this time round, journalists from different media houses have been denied access to cover the court proceedings.
The army today blocked journalists from accessing the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) Unit Disciplinary Court (UDC) at Mbuya Army Barracks on grounds that it’s not an open court.