Kitatta, bodyguard released from prison

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Former Boda Boda 10 leader Abdullah Kitatta and his body guard have been released.

Kitatta was freed Friday evening at 4.30pm from Luzira Prison upon completion of their jail sentences.

This was confirmed by Prisons Spokesperson Frank Baine has confirmed.

The Court Martial Appeals court upheld  Kitatta’s conviction on charges of illegal possession of firearms and ammunitions.

It also reduced his eight year sentence to three years, eight months’ and six days.

Victoria University

Section 199 clause 1 of the UPDF act provides that: “There shall be a court Martial Appeal court for the Defence Forces which shall determine all appeals referred to under this act from decisions of the General Court martial”.

Kitatta, the patron of the BodaBoda 2010 and his bodyguard Sowali Ngobi were challenging their conviction and sentence handed them in May last year.

They were arrested in January 2018.

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