KAWEESI MURDER PROBE: 13 Suspects Charged

Over a month since the murder by shooting of hitherto police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his driver and body guard, court on Friday charged 13 suspects killers and accomplices with murder, terrorism and aggravated robbery.

The suspects were presented before Nakawa Grade 1 Magistrate Noah Ssajabi on Friday. The charges were read to them in a heavily-guarded courtroom.

They were remanded to Luzira Prison until May 05 for further proceedings.

“Following the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi, Cpl Erau Kenneth and C/Drv Mambewa at Kulambiro, Nakawa Division, Kampala District, on the 17th March, 2017, the police have today, Friday, April 21, 2017, arraigned a total of 13 ( Thirteen) suspects before the Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court where they were charged with; Terrorism C/S 7 (1) (a) and 2 (b) of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 2002; Murder C/S 188 and 189 of the Penal Code Act; and Aggravated Robbery C/S 285 and 286 of the Penal Code Act.”

“The accused persons  have been further remanded into police custody at the Special Investigations Divison, Kireka, till May 5, 2017, when they will reappear for further mention. Inquiries are meanwhile ongoing with a view of arresting other suspects still at large,” said the statement signed by police spokesman Asan Kasingye.

The 13 suspects are:

  1. Abdul-Rashid Mbaziira
  2. Aramazan Noordin Higenyi,
  3. Yusuf Mugerwa,
  4. Bruhan Balyejusa,
  5. Umar Maganda,
  6. Ahmada Shaban Ssenfuka,
  7. Hassan Tumusiime,
  8. Ibrahim Kissa,
  9. Osman Muhammed Omar,
  10. Hamidu Magambo,
  11. Abdu-Majid Ojerere,
  12. Joshua Kyambadde Magezi
  13. Sheikh Musa Abubaker Ntende

Tricia Ishimwe