Justin Juuko

Court to Hear Justin Juuko Habeas Corpus Application


The High Court Civil Division in Kampala will today hear an application of a Habeas Corpus that was filed by Justine Juuko lawyers and FDC party demanding government to produce him dead or alive before court.

This came after the government failed to produce him in court and the FDC’s lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde said that the court had given the government 48 ours to disclose it and return on December 31, 2020 for further hearing of application.

Juuko, also known as the “Ugandan destroyer’’, was arrested on December 12 from Kyazanga and reportedly charged by the Unity Disciplinary Committee/UDC of the chieftaincy of military intelligence.

The Military prosecutors alleged that the 48/year Juuko who is a resident of Nabbingo in Wakiso district and a member of From for Democratic Change party was found training and mobilizing youth groups from Kyengera, Lukaya, Masaka,Kyabakuza and Lyatonde on how to use martial arts , small arms like pistols and sub machine Guns and catapults against Ugandans after juanuary14, 2021, presidential elections.

It was also alleged that Juuko was found with a numberless star pistol with seven rounds of ammunition which he s using to train the said groups of youth. All the crimes were reportedly committed in Kyazanga Lwengo district.

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