Abudallah Kitatta, the patron of the notorious Boda Boda 2010 and 12 others are set to appear before army general court martial in Makindye, where he will be read charges ranging from illegal possession of firearms and military hardware.
Clad in a yellow T-shirt and navy grey pair of trousers, Kitatta was escorted into court by military police personnel.
Kitatta and his co-accused persons, all members of infamous Boda boda 2010 were charged before Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence’s Unit Disciplinary Court at Mbuya with five counts, one of which is failure to protect war materials that attracts a death sentence on conviction.
Other suspects are Sowali Ngobi, Amon Twinomujuni, Joel Kibirige, Matia Ssenfuka, Hassan Ssebata, Johnson Kayondo, Hassan Ssengoba, Sunday Ssemogerere, John Ssebandeke, Hussein Mugema, Fred Bwanika and Ibrahim Ssekaja.
Officials at the Makindye Army court on Monday revealed that a production warrant had been issued to have Mr Kitatta and his co-accused persons arraigned before the court martial. They will be charged afresh with similar offences.
Mr Kitatta was arrested on January 20, a day after CMI apprehended his young brother Huzairu Kiwalabye in connection with the kidnap and killing of Case Hospital accountant, Francis Ekalungar. Ekalungar was kidnapped on January 2 as he took the hospital’s money worth Shs15m to the bank. His charred body was discovered a day later at Kajjansi.