General court martial, Gutti grants bail to Gen. Kale Kayihura

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Gen Kayihura in court today for the bail sitting: Photocredit Alex Esagala

General Court Martial Lt Gen Andrew Gutti  has granted bail to Former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Gen Kale Kayihura in a court sitting in Makindye, Kampala.

However,Lt Gen Gutti, restricted him not travel beyond Kampala and Wakiso districts.

According to the chairman of the court,Lt Gen Gutti, the bail was based upon the bail application arguments by Gen Kayihura’s lawyers, that he is a serving soldier, of advanced age, he presented substantial sureties, and required urgent medical attention.

Kayihura will report to the court every first Monday of every month and not supposed to travel abroad without the permission of court and the army leadership.

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General Court Martial Lt Gen Andrew Gutti: Courtesy Photo

Gen Kayihura is charged with aiding and abetting the kidnapping by commission, repatriating Rwandan exile and refugees and Ugandan citizens to Rwanda between 2012 and 2016.

He is also faced with charges of failing to protect war material by issuing arms to unauthorised persons including Boda Boda 2010 members led by jailed Abdallah Kitatta between 2010 and 2018.

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