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To the coolers! Col. Ndahura finally charged, remanded

Former Director of Crime Intelligence in Uganda, Col. Atwooki Ndahura Birakurataki was arrested on June 11, 2018 by armed forces led by Major General Okiding the commandant UPDF artillery Masindi Barracks from Peace Corner Motel in Masindi Town (FILE PHOTO)

KAMPALA. The arrested former director crime intelligence in the Uganda Police Force Col Atwooki Ndahura Birakurataki has been charged with interfering with the process of law and remanded to Makindye military barracks.

Ndahura appeared before the Unit Disciplinary Committee (UDC) chaired by Col. Tom Kabuye, Atwooki sitting at the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI ) headquarters in Mbuya, Kampala .

He has been charged with interfering with the process of law, contrary to Section 166 of the UPDF Act 2005.

UPDF spokesperson Brig. Richard Karemire confirmed that Col. Ndahura Atwooki appeared before the Unit Disciplinary Committee (UDC) chaired by Col. Tom Kabuye, Atwooki sitting at CMI headquarters in Mbuya, Kampala and charged with interfering with the process of law, contrary to Section 166 of the UPDF Act 2005

Army spokesperson Brig. Richard Karemire, confirmed the development.

Col. Ndahura was arrested on June 11, 2018 by armed forces led by Major General Okiding the commandant UPDF artillery Masindi Barracks from Peace Corner Motel in Masindi Town.

He was arrested alongside former police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura, Assistant Commissioner of Police Herbert Muhangi and former cyber intelligence chief Richard Ndabwoine.

Col Ndahura is among the 26 people, including police and military officers, who have been arrested as investigators cast wide the dragnet to catch suspects involved in criminal activities during the 12 odd years of Gen Kale Kayihura as head of the police force.

High Court Judge Musa Ssekaana, Monday 25th June ordered the military to produce Col. Ndahura before court (FILE PHOTO

On Monday this week Justice Musa Ssekaana of the High Court Civil Division ordered the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) to produce Col Ndahura body dead or alive in court next week on July 2.

The order followed an application that was filed by Ms Sarah Ndahura the wife to Col Ndahura (applicant) accusing the army for unjustly depriving him of his personal liberty in a manner contrary to article 23 (6) (a) of the constitution.

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