General Court martial bans camera journalists from covering Kabamba attackers case

Makindye Gen court martial chairman Lt Gen Andrew Gutti has banned camera journalists from covering Cpl Norman Sembatya a key prosecution witness in a case where 14 people are accused of attacking Kabamba barracks.

On banning journalists from taking both video and still photos of corporal Sembatya the court chairman has revealed that this is being done for security reasons.

Meanwhile Court has today discharged Corporal Norman Sembatya a key prosecution witness in this case who has spent a period of almost two years on the stand waiting to be cross examined on his testimony he gave to court pinning the 14 accused persons for participating in a mission to attack Kabamba barracks.

Further hearing of this case has been adjourned to 29th November 2016.

Prosecution alleges that the 14 including    L.Cpl.  Frank Philip Eguma, Pte Kenneth Ssekajja, Capt Halman Ba, Lt. Ronald Mwavu, Sgt. Nduga Musaazi, Nasim Namuzimuule (female) and others  large between the months of February and May 2013 in the various places of Kampala, Wakiso, Masaka, Luweeo and in Nairobi Kenya, consciously omitted to disclose vital information about recruitment of people to engage into activities intended to prejudice the security of the defense forces by attacking the armored warfare barracks in Mubende district.