General Court Martial chairman Maj. Gen. Levi Karuhanga has died aged 60 at Nakasero Hospital.
He was rushed to Nakasero with stomach complications and had since been in critical condition.
By the time of his death, Karuhanga was trying Gen. David Sejusa at the Makindye-based army court.
Army spokesperson Lt Col Paddy Ankunda confirmed the development.
“Sooooo sad, Gen Levi Karuhanga has passed on,” Ankunda said in a tweet.
Karuhanga had just returned from India where he had an operation.