By Sania Babirye
Buganda Road Court chief Magistrate James Ereemye Mawanda has granted five murder suspects bail.
The five are charged with causing the death of a Finnish national at Pearl of Africa Hotel in Nakasero within Kampala city.
Four of the suspects have been ordered to deposit ten million shillings each in cash while a one Caroline Alinda has been released on a court bond of ten million shilling.
The magistrate observed that Caroline was pregnant and it would be unfair to keep her in prison due to her delicate condition on top of not being able to raise the 10 million in cash.
These will return to court on the 24th of April 2017 when court will start hearing the case.
Thomas Juha Petteri Terasvouri was found lying dead in his hotel room atc Pearl of Africa Hotel in Nakasero within Kampala and a postmortem report showed that he died as a result of drugs found in his body.
On the 22nd of March five people including a senior intelligence officer with the Internal Security Organisation(ISO) Appollo Kyabagye , Fatuma Kabagambe , a one Caroline Alinda , a special hire driver Nasif Walusimbi and the deceased’s girlfriend ; Faridah Naggayi were arrested and charged with manslaughter , forgery , trafficking in drugs and conspiracy to commit a felony .
Prosecution states that on the 6thth of February 2018 at Pearl of Africa Hotel in Nakasero , the five are said to have connived to kill Thomas Juha Petteri Terasvouri by allegedly administering narcotics to him which they sneaked into his hotel room but they deny all the charges.
These are also charged with forging a letter purporting to have been written and signed by ISO Director General, Col.Kaka Bagyenda whereas not.