President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Lt. Gen Andrew Gutti the new chairman of the General Court Martial.
The army court registrar John Bizimana has confirmed that Gutti replaces the late Maj Gen Levi Karuhanga who died on April 21st.
Between May 2012 and December 2013, Gen Gutti was the commander African Union Mission to Somalia based in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Prior to that, he was the commander of the Uganda Senior Command and Staff College at at Kimaka in Eastern Uganda.
One of the cases that were left pending following the death of Karuhanga is that of Gen. David Ssejusa accuses the UPDF of refusing to formally retire him.