Six sent to jail for abstracting justice

By Sania Babirye

Six businessmen From Wakiso district have been charged with conspiring to prevent a witness from  testifying in the on going land’s commission of inquiry presided over by justice Catharine Bamugemeire.

Magala Joseph, George Ssegwanyi, Ahmed Kizito Musa,  Seruyange Derrick, Lutaya Steven and Mutebi Brian Luninze appeared before Wakiso grade one magistrate Martin Kirya.

They were charged with three counts including conspiracy to defeat justice, interfering with justice and threatening violence which charges  they  pleaded not guilty to too.

Prosecution has informed court that investigations into the case are still ongoing forcing the magistrate to remand them to prison until the 28th of June 2017.

According to prosecution the six men between the 31st of may and 2nd of june at Wakiso  magistrate court with intent to defeat justice, they conspired to defeat justice by threatening to injure a one Milton Bukanzi if he appeared before the land commission of inquiry to testify.