Seven of the suspects arrested along Bodaboda 2010 patron Abdullah kitatta were wrongly charged and therefore innocent according to the prosecution witness.
Senior field tracker attached to the Directorate of counter-terrorism, Don wanyama told the court-martial that he picked the suspects at upon kitatta’s arrest for obstructing operations.
The said are Hassan sengooba , Joel Kibirige, Fred Bwanika, Sande Ssemwogerere, and John Ssebandeke.
Wanyama states that on January 19, 2018, he was directed by his superior, captain David Agaba to pick up Deo yiga and Huzair kiwalabye in relation to the murder of case clinic, Francis Ekalungar . He added that he went with 7 operatives from chieftaincy of military intelligence to Natete police station and notified the officer in charge over the mission.
He says, while still at the police station he was called by captain Agaba who blamed him for delaying the mission.
He explained that they traced Kiwalabye on his phone, which showed that he was at Busega roundabout.
Wanyama says hurriedly moved to Busega police post and reported their presence in the area before moving at Busega .
At Busega kiwalabye and yiga comprised and entered a numberless white van when he assured them that they were in the right hands.
He added that however before he handed over the suspects to Captain Agaba, rowdy bodaboda cyclists started pelting the operatives with stones hence forcing the operatives to pick 5 of them for obstructing operations and arrest and assault.
The arrest suspects including Kiwalabye and colleague, he added that he handed them to captain Agaba at kiseka market military barracks.
He told the court martial that charging the five arrested for obstructing arrest and operation along Kitatta on illegal possession of army fatigues and arms was a mess.
Kitatta along others were arrested by the chieftaincy of military intelligence over illegal possession of ammunition. During the last court, his lawyers asked the court to subject all the weapons paraded before a court as exits to ballistic texting to ascertain whether they were found with the suspects.