Private Emilly Katabazi

 

Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi blue eyed boy Private Emilly Katabazi has been reappointed back to Internal Security Organisation.

Private Katabazi has been appointed as the Deputy Director Mass Media at ISO, Katabazi is known for his loyal support to Mbabazi and harassing of journalists.

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In a move seen as rehabilitation after his woes with the army over his conduct, Private Emilly Katabaazi accused of over absconding from duty and making public statements without authorization from the army. Prosecution alleged that Katabazi between May 21, and 27 2015, while deployed at the ISO headquarters, Nakasero, without authority left the said place where his duties required him to be and went to diverse places in Jinja, Mbale, Soroti, Lira, Gulu, Arua and Yumbe district.

It is further alleges that in the same period, while in those various places, Katabazi without proper authorization from the UPDF appropriate authorities, made public speeches, thereby contravening rule 2 (1) of code of conduct for the defence forces.

However, Eagle Online has learnt that after battling the case in the court marital, Katabazi was subsequently sent on the nine months military course which he completed after 2016.

Katabazi subsequently met President Yoweri Museveni and apologized for the wrong doing before the president  in July redeployed him back to ISO as Deputy Director Mass Media. Katabazi and event organiser Balamu Barugahara met President Museveni last month last month at State House Entebbe. The two had taken investors to meet the president.