By Sania Babirye
Further hearing of the case against Boda-Boda 2010 patron Abdullah Kitata has flopped this morning before General court Martial after being suspended for one month to have the court reconstituted.
This morning state prosecutor Major Rapheal Mugisha informed the seven member court chaired by Lt.Gen.Andrew Gutti that he did not summon their witness private Richard Kasaijja to be cross examined by the defense team and needed more time to do so.
Kitata’s trial with 12 others commenced on the 21st of June with Kasaija pinning Kitata of having been found with firearms at his hotel room at Vine Hotel in Wakaliga in Lubaga division on the 20th of January were he was in hiding.
He said that they recovered a loaded and coached pistol and an SMG gun and 15 rounds of ammunition in his car that was also parked in the Hotel parking yard which exhibits were paraded in court.
Kasaija further revealed that his team arrested kitata and his brother Uzailu Kiwalabye who is the prime suspect in the murder of case clinic accountant Francis Erunga who is believed to have been killed and his body later burnt to ashes.
Kitata and 12 others are charged with unlawful possession of firearms and military gear.
Kitata faces 5 counts of being in unlawful possession of an SMG gun, 3 pistols and 50 rounds of live ammunition that prosecution states were found on him on 18th/January 2018 at vine hotel in Wakaliga.
According to Prosecution the above items are only a monopoly of the UPDF.