Former AMISOM Commander Appointed to Head Military Court-martial in Uganda

Kampala Monday June 23, 2014-President Yoweri Museveni has appointed former commander of African Union Mission in Somalia- AMISOM to head a military court-martial.
Maj. Gen Levi Karuhanga a former AMISIOM commander has been appointed to head a military court martial.
A press release sent to The Continent Observer by Uganda’s Ministry of Defense, states that President Yoweri Museveni who is the Commander-in-Chief has appointed new members of the General Court Martial following expiry of the term of the previous team.
Among the task that Gen. Karuhanga will carry out in his first days in office will be to try his successor Brigadier Michael Ondonga and more than 22 other Ugandan soldiers who are facing are being court-martialed for stealing AMISIOM fuel.
Brigadier Michael Ondonga who has been incarcerated since September last year is accused of making tactical errors and theft of fuel meant for operation against Alshabaab militias.
More than 22 other former AMISIOM soldiers are facing similar charges.
The New Members of the military court-martial are are;
1. Maj Gen Levi Karuhanga Chairman
2. Lt Col S.A Ochen Member
3. Maj Dan Kamugira Member
4. Maj David Kidega Member
5. Capt Christine Nekesa Member
6. Capt Livingstone Musiime Member
7. WOI Mijumbi George Member
8. Lt Col Gideon Katinda Judge/Advocate
9. Capt Fredrick Kangwamu Prosecutor
10. Capt John Bizimana Secretary
11. Col N Begumisa Reserve Member
12. Capt Stella Kalungi Reserve Member
13. Maj J Mukasa Reserve Member
14. Capt RK Mwesigye Reserve member
15. Capt C Okello Reserve member
16. SGT Okello Steven Reserve member

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