7 Security Officers Remanded For Sharing Sensitive Information to Rwandan Government Agents
The General Court Martial has remanded seven Ugandan security officers to Makindye Military Police Barracks for sharing sensitive information with Rwandan government agents.
The suspects appeared before the Makindye based General Court Martial chaired by Lt. General Andrew Gutti and charged with offenses relating to security contrary to section 130 of the UPDF Act, which provides for offense relating to disclosure of confidential information to an enemy or unauthorised members of the defense forces, person or the public.
The suspects include are Second Lieutenants Alex Kasamula attached to Military Police, Phillip Neville Ankunda, attached to Special Forces Headquarters as a Pilot, Privates Nathan Ndwaine, Moses Asiimwe and Godfrey Mugabi, all Engineering and Aircrafts Maintenance students at Nakasongola Air Defense Wing.
The others are Assistant Superintendents of Police, Benon Akandwanaho and Frank Sabiiti who are attached to Kira Police Division Headquarters and Counter Terrorism at Mutukula Border Post respectively. The suspects appeared before the Makindye based General Court Martial chaired by Lt. General Andrew Gutti yesterday afternoon.
The accused persons and others still at large shared sensitive information with agents of Rwandan authorities with intentions to prejudice the security of the Defense Forces of the Ugandan government.
The suspects pleaded not guilty to the charges and were remanded to Makindye Military Police Barracks.