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Kyaligonza, bodyguards in court today

By Henry Nsubuga

Added 10th April 2019 11:33 AM

Kyaligonza, Uganda's ambassador to Burundi, Corp. Peter Bushindiki and Private John Robert Okurut allegedly assaulted Namaganda on February 24 when she tried to intercept them after making a U-turn in the middle of the road.

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Sgt. Esther Namaganda and her husband Alphonse Musoni in Mukono Chief Magistrate's Court. Photos by Henry Nsubuga

Kyaligonza, Uganda's ambassador to Burundi, Corp. Peter Bushindiki and Private John Robert Okurut allegedly assaulted Namaganda on February 24 when she tried to intercept them after making a U-turn in the middle of the road.

KAMPALA - Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza and his two bodyguards who allegedly assaulted traffic police officer Sgt. Esther Namaganda are expected in court today. The trio is appearing before Mukono Chief Magistrate, Juliet Hatanga.

By 9:00am, Sgt. Namaganda attached to Seeta Police Station in Mukono district had arrived at Mukono Chief Magistrate's Court.

Kyaligonza, Uganda's ambassador to Burundi, Corp. Peter Bushindiki and Private John Robert Okurut allegedly assaulted Namaganda on February 24 when she tried to intercept them after making a U-turn in the middle of the road.

 yalagonzas lawyers led by areb rakasecond right at court Kyalagonza’s lawyers led by Caleb Araka(second right) at court

 
The accused are alleged to have assaulted a UBC TV sports journalist, Peter Otai when he tried to capture the incident on camera.  

Namaganda is flanked by her husband, Alphonse Musoni, the Bulambuli District Police Commander.

However, Gen. Kyalagonza had not reported to court by press time, although his defence lawyers led by Caleb Araka are already in court.

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