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Another person suspect on Kirumira’s murder sent to jail

By Sania Babirye
The Wakiso court grade one Magistrate Noah Sajjabi has charged a second person with the murder of Former Buyende DPC ASP Muhammad Kirumira and Stellah Nalinya Mbabazi.

Hamza Mwebe a self -employed resident of Kigobe Zone in Namugoona – a Kampala suburb has been charged with two counts of murder.

This has brought the number of suspects in case to two with Abubakar Kalungi who was charged in October 2018.

And just like Kalungi, Mwebe has also been barred from pleading to the charges because they are capital im nature and can only be tried by the Highcourt .

He has also been remanded to Kigo prison until the 13th of March 2019 as police inquiries continue.

The two suspects who were chained however made some drama outside court as they screamed at the top of their voices denying the alleged charges as they were being escorted by security to the prison buses.

Prosecution’s Amelia Kamusha also presented an amended charge-sheet including Mwebe as accused number two before court.

According to the statement of offense, on the 8th of September 2018 at Bulega ; Kalungi , Mwebe and others still at large shot at a saloon car in which the late Kirumira and Nalinya who were traveling.

The 2 deceased were pronounced dead upon arrival at Lubaga and Mulago hospitals respectively.

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