AMISOM soldier remanded to Makindye Military barracks

AMISOM soldier remanded to Makindye Military barracks

By Sania Babirye

A soldier attached to the AMISOM peace keeping mission in Somalia has been charged with failure to protect war materials after he was found in possession of guns illegally.

34 year old Lance Corporal Musa Tembo has been charged by the general court martial chairman Lt Gen Andrew Gutti.

He however denied the charges and has been remanded to the Makindye Military barracks until 15th of May 2017 for mention of his case.

Prosecution states that on the 16th of February 2016 while at Ballawe camp in Somalia, the accused was found in illegal possession of 21 rounds of ammunition of SMG as well as 47 rounds of a PK gun.

Photo Credit: Human Rights Watch

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