The hearing of a case in which 32 suspects including the leader of Tabliq sect Yunus Kamoga accused of killing fellow clerics kicks off in Kampala High Court today.
Kamoga and other suspects are accused of being behind the wave of killings of Muslim clerics last year. The clerics include Sheikh Mustafa, who was killed at Bahiga, Bwebajja, on Entebbe Road, Sheikh Abdulkadir Muwaya killed in Mayuge District and Sheikh Hassan Kirya who was killed at Bweyogerere in Wakiso District.
They are also expected to take plea before a panel of three Judges; Percy Tuhaise, Ezekiel Muhanguzi and Jane kiggundu at the High Court in Uganda’s Capital Kampala.
The other suspects expected in court include Sheikh Siraje Kawooya, Abdulsalam, Abdulhamid Sematimba, Rashid Jingo, Twaha Sekkitto, Yusuf Kakande alias Abdallah, Sheikh Murta Mudde Bukenya, Kakim Kinene Muswaswa, Muzamilu Kasawuli, Arafa Serunjoji alias Bukenya, Badru Bukenya, Alex Okot, Joseph Olanya, and Amir Kenene.
Others are Aisha Nakasibante, Charles Okidi, Sheikh Fahad Kalungi, No. RA 17029 Pte Arajab Mubaje, Issa Matanda, Hajj Abdul Ratif Byamukama, Asadu Ssemwongerere, Solomon Kibiringe, Safiyi Wadwali, alaias Swafi Shafi, Hamuza Kasirye, Yusuf Sentamu, Robert Bampikye, Muhamadi Kalodo, alias Kasibante, Musa Isa Mubiru, Ismail Ssentongo and Iga George William, alias Hamuza.