Kitatta Applies for Bail Before Army Court Martial
Boda-Boda 2010 patron Abdallah Kitata is appearing before the General Court Martial at Makindye where he is applying to be released on bail .
Kitata wants to be temporarily released from custody at Makindye millitary police barracks
on grounds that he has a terrible health problem which he says cannot be aduately catered for while in detension.
Kitata through his lawyer Muhammad Sanywa has also informed the court’s head Lt. Gen Andrew Gutti that he still has responsibility as the NRM chairman of Lubaga division and a sole bread winner of his family, which two responsibilities he cannot ably dispense while in custody.
He has presented surities including his father Hajji Muhammad Nabugoba a resident of Kasenene in Mukono district , his uncles ; Suleiman Ssebunya, Steven Ntanzi among others.
Kitata together with 12 other people are due to face trial on the 23rd/April 2018 before the Army court on 6 counts including unlawful possession of firearms, live ammunitions, Millitary head gears and uniforms .
Kitata separately faces 5 counts of being in unlawful possession of an SMG gun, 3 pistols and 50 rounds of live ammunitions that prosecution states were found on him on 18th/January 2018 at vine hotel in Wakaliga.
The above items Prosecution contends are only a monoploy of the UPDF.