Army Court Grants Bail To Former Police Flying Squad Head Agasirwe  

Army Court Grants Bail To Former Police Flying Squad Head Agasirwe  

By Ivan Mwine

The General Court Martial in Makindye has Monday afternoon granted bail to AIP Nixon Agasirwe, who formerly headed the Police’s Flying Squad Unit.

Agasirwe, who was the Commandant Flying Squad, has been on remand for more than four years on charges related to abducting and refoulment of Rwandan refugees.

Agasirwe was released on court bond of Shs30m and each of his sureties ordered to execute non-cash bond of Shs50m and to ensure his return in Court whenever needed.

Agasirwe also ordered to report to the Registrar General Court Martial thrice a month and to deposit his travel documents before court.

He is also barred to travel out Kampala and Wakiso district without court’s permission.

Agasirwe is battling charges of failure to protect war materials, aiding and abetting kidnapping and unlawful possession of firearms.

He was arrested on October 24th, 2017 and charged in 2018 for the offense of unlawful possession of ammunition and again the same year he was put on another file together with his former boss General Edward Kale Kayihura, the former Inspector General of Police and ten others.

His co-accused who include; Col. Ndahura Atwooki, Herbert Muhangi, Patrick Muramira and Jonas Ayebaza, Joel Aguma, James Magada, Benon Atwebembeire, Abel Tumukunde, Faisal Katende Amon Kwarisiima, all Police officers together with a Rwandan National Rene Rutagungura and a Congolese Pacifique Mugenga Bahati alias Ilunga Monga were released on bail.

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