Some of the retiring generals have already launched bids to run for political office ahead of the 2021 general elections
Court is set to pass sentence against the convicts on July 18
The court rejected his two sureties on ground that they were civilians who did not possess the influence to prevail upon him to attend court
It is alleged that on April 30, 2013, while an army MP, Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga granted Sejusa three week leave absence, which he flouted
Prisons' spokesperson Frank Baine said Ssejjusa has not been accorded any special treatment
He said that he applied for retirement from the army in December 30, 2014 but received no formal response within the mandatory 90 days, indicating that...
Sejusa, appearing calm inside the army court dock, was also charged with participating in political party activities contrary to UPDF law.
The motive of his arrest was still unknown and the general's home was still under security (UPDF) surveillance pending ongoing investigations.
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