By Kampala Post Reporter
The General Court Martial in Makindye has set stringent bail terms for former Police Director of Crime Intelligence Col. Ndahura Atwooki.
The intelligence chief must not travel out of Kampala and Wakiso districts without the court’s permission. He is also required to report to court every first week of the month.
The General Court Martial Chairman, Lt Gen Andrew Gutti said on Monday that court had found substantive reasons advanced for the bail application, which among others include that the accused is a long serving UPDF officer who has never been convicted of any offence and that he is suffering from diabetes.General Gutti however, warned he would cancel the bail if the accused flouted the terms.
Col Ndahura was granted a non cash bail of Shs10million, while four of his sureties were each bonded at Shs5million non cash. Ruhinda County Member of Parliament, Captain Donozio Kahonda is one of the sureties.
Col Ndahura was arrested in June last year in connection with illegal repatriation of Rwandan refugees living in Uganda and failure to protect war materials. He is one of the senior police and military officers arrested for crimes purportedly committed during former Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura’s time. The officers are charged together with their former boss,Kayihura who was granted bail by the same court last year.
Others on the same charge sheet is former Flying Squad Commander ACP Herbert Muhangi, SSP Richard Ndaboine (former head of Police Cyber Crime Unit) and Nixon Agasiirwe (former commander, Special Operations Unit).
Others are; Joel Aguma, former Commandant Police Professional Standards Unit (PSU) ASP Patrick Muramira (former deputy commander police Special Operations Unit) and Detective constable Abel Kitagenda.