Court halts criminal proceedings of IGP

Court halts criminal proceedings of IGP

By Robert Ssegawa.

Makindye magistrate court has formerly halt criminal proceeding prosecution of IGP Gen Kale Kayihura and seven of his senior police commander over torture.

As earlier ordered by constitutional court presiding grade 1 magistrate Juliet Nakitende order this morning that the proceedings against Kayihura be halted until the court received further directive from constitution court.

Magistrate Nakitende was moved by order served to her court this morning that was issued and signed by deputy chief justice Kavuma last Friday.

Justice Kavuma suspended the trial until constitutional court hears and determine a petition filed by city advocate Robert Lutalo challenging Kayihura’s trial on torture charges.

Kavuma’s order has been served and presented before court by David Wandera Oundo Lutalo’s advocate.