July 15, 2020
July 15, 2020




By Kabuye Ronald

Four people including Sheikh Yahaya Mwanje, the former acting Amir Umah (leader) of Tabliq Muslims who are accused of murder of Sheik Maj. Mohammad Kiggundu and his bodyguard on November 26 in Masanafu a city suburb have applied for bail in the high court criminal division before their committal.

In their bail application through their lawyer Twaha Mayanja, the accused stated that bail is their constitution right, having fixed places of abode, pledged not to interfere with investigations and presumption of innocence until proved guilty as grounds for theirĀ  bail application.

Others who applied for bail are Sheikh Muhammad Buyondo alias Matia, a boda boda rider;
Abdul Wahaab Sendegeya, also a boda boda cyclist in Kyengera, Nsangi town council and Musa Sekandi alias Masanafu, a businessman in Masanafu Trading Centre.
The four were charged on the 6th January this year at Buganda Road Court before chief Magistrate Jameson Karemani with two counts of murder and case is still in the same court for mention since state has not yet concluded its investigation

Prosecution alleges that the accused and others still at large shot and killed Sheikh Major Kiggundu and his body guard Sgt Steven Mukasa at Masanafu Trading Center in Rubaga Division on the 26 November 2016.

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