Four men who worked in the office of renegade army general David Sejusa have been charged with plotting to overthrow Uganda’s long-serving president, their attorney said.
Ugandan lawyer Ladislaus Rwakafuuzi on Friday said all four men who worked as intelligence agents in the office of Sejusa will face a court martial for alleged “treachery” an offence as serious as treason under Ugandan military law and which carries the death penalty.
He said the charge sheet alleges the four engaged in “activities intended to overthrow the legitimate government of Uganda,” the same charge Sejusa is likely to face if and when he returns to Uganda.
Sejusa’s aides were secretly charged weeks ago and are now detained in a quasi-military facility near the capital, Rwakafuuzi said.
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