Tuesday, January 03, 2006
Kizza Besigye released, trial begins in High Court
Judge John Bosco Katutsi, a veteran trial judge at the High Court released Col. Rtd Kizza Besigye Monday in Kampala. Judge Katutsi simultaneously began hearing the criminal case, Uganda v. Kizza Besigye. Besigye's release was met by euphoric crowds in the city of Kampala. Kizza Besigye's accuser Joanita Kyakuwa 28, pictured began her sometimes graphic, sometimes halting testimony in the High Court. Col. Kiiza Besigye has denied both rape and treason charges. Case is adjourned to Tuesday 03/01/2006.