MAKINDYE: The trial of Boda Boda 2010 leader Abdallah Kitata has this Monday morning May 21 kicked off at the General Court Martial in Makindye with the first witness taking the stand.
The first witness, Richard Kasaija, an operative with CMI private took the stand recounting events of January 19, 2018 following the instructions of Capt James Agaba, the police Director of operations in counter-terrorism to go to Busega round -about and arrest suspects in the murder of a one Francis Erunga, an accountant with Case Clinic.
Kitata has been on remand at Makindye Police Millitary Barracks since February on charges of unlawful possession of fire arms and military gear.
Kitata applied to be temporarily released from prison where he has been booked since February on grounds that he has a health condition which cannot be adequately treated while he is on remand at Makindye police Millitary barracks.
Kitata faces five counts for unlawful possession of an SMG gun, 3 pistols and 50 rounds of live ammunition; items prosecution consider a monopoly of the UPDF.