By; Charles Katabalwa

Twenty four people charged with masterminding the killing of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi have again raised torture claims in court.

Appearing before Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court, one of the accused Jibril Kalyango told Magistrate Noah Ssajjabi that he was tortured and forced to confess to the killing.

The accused also demanded to know the condition of his wife and 9 month old child whom he said were arrested by police and has never heard from them.

His pleas were however, interrupted by the Grade One Magistrate, who said he could only raise them to a superior court.

The suspects were remanded up to August, 24.

Twenty four people are accused of plotting to kill AIGP Kaweesi, his driver and bodyguard in March as they left his home in Kulambiro.

The suspects include Abdu Ashid Mbazira , Higenyi Aramazan Noordin alias Abdallahzack, Mugerwa Yusuf alias Wilson, Bruhan Balyejusa alias Masiga Jimmy Oguttu.

Others are Maganda Umar Aramathan, Ahamad Senfuka Shaban alias Sheik Tawheed, Hassan Tumusiime, Ibrahim Kissa alias Colonel Ibra,Osman Mohammed Omarete alias Hirya, Magamabo Hamidu alias Kan Yam, Abdu Majid Ojerere, Kyambadde Joshua Magezi alias Abdu Rahamanand SheikMusa Ntende Abubakar.


Thursday 10th August 2017 07:20:47 PM