Brig. Ondoga hearing kicks off in camera

Brig. Micheal Ondoga
Brig. Micheal Ondoga

The hearing of a case against former commander of Ugandan contingent in Somalia Brig Michael Ondoga has kicked off in camera.

Ondoga who is on remand at Makindye military barracks has appeared before seven members of the General Court Martial chaired by Major Gen Levy Karuhanga.

Brig. Ondoga is accused of theft and failing to perform his duties in connection with the AMISOM operations.

In separate file prosecution also alleges that Brig Ondoga while at Mbuya army headquarters, made false accusations against Lt. Ali Muzoora before the Chief of Defence Forces saying he was incompetent and could not speak good English despite him holding a master’s degree.

The allegations were also made against 11 other officers whom he accused of being money minded and creating cliques.