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Bobi Wine to Appear Before Military Court Martial in Gulu

Kyadondo East member of parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu will Thursday appear before division court martial of UPDF in Gulu district to face treason charges, Deputy prime minister Gen Moses Ali has told parliament.

Gen Ali this afternoon told plenary of parliament chaired by speaker Rt Hon Rebecca Kadaga that Kyagulanyi is safe in the hands of the military in Gulu adding that he will tomorrow appear before court martial to face treason charges.

This followed after Speaker Rebecca Kadaga suspended parliament for 1 hour, and tasked government to explain the whereabouts and location of the MPs who were arrested in Arua.

The LoP; Hon Betty Ocan Aol had also asked Speaker to task security agencies explain the whereabouts of MPs arrested in relation to the insecurity in Arua.

Ocan threatened that her and opposition members will have no choice but to leave plenary and hunt for their colleagues.

The First Deputy Prime Minister told parliament that” Hon Kyagulanyi has been flown to Gulu hospital but he is now okay, he was found with a gun and he will appear before the court martial in Gulu”.

The other 4MPs will appear before the chief magistrate tomorrow in Gulu and that the total number of those arrested is 33.

Bobi wine and others are accused of trying to harm the person of the president by inciting their supporters who blocked the president’s convoy while leaving Booma grounds in Arua municipality.

The scuffle led to the shooting of one person dead while scores escaped with severe injuries.

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