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Three more Kaweesi murder suspects released on bail

Court in Kampala has released on bail three more suspects accused murdering former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi outside his house in Kulambiro, a Kampala suburb in March 2017.

This brings the total number of suspects released on bail to 19.
Ali Mugoya Byantuyo, Ahmed Yusuf and Hibwagi Sinani were on Tuesday released on a cash bail of Shs500, 000 each by Nakawa grade one magistrate, Noah Sajjabi.
Their sureties were also bonded Shs500, 000 not cash.

The magistrate told them to be reporting at police stations in their respective areas of residence every month before he adjourned the case to March 6, for further mention.

The suspects are battling charges of murder, terrorism and robbing Kaweesi’s gun and a pistol after his assassination.

It is alleged the accused on March 17, 2017 at Kulambiro in Kampala shot and killed Kaweesi, his bodyguard Kenneth Erau and driver Godfrey Wambewo and robbed them after the murder.

On the count of terrorism, the prosecution contends that the suspects and others still at large, between January and March 17, in Kampala, Wakiso, Mukono and Jinja involved themselves in terrorism by killing Kaweesi.

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