MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana committed to High Court for trial

Masaka Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday committed legislators Allan Ssewanyana (Makindye West) and Muhammad Ssegirinya (Kawempe North) to the High Court for trial on charges ranging from murder, attempted murder, and aiding and abetting terrorism.https://22fd73fb0b7211b73687b71573af4ef0.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html

The presiding magistrate Ms Christine Nantegge committed the duo together with their four other co-accused persons after the State prosecution informed the court that they had concluded the investigations.

Ms Nantegge read to the accused persons the summary of the cases where she also told the court that the state was going to present CCTV footage from the two happening places in Ndeeba near Kabaka’s Lake and Happy Boys’ restaurant where the group sat to plan the indiscriminate killings that rocked Masaka region between January and August.

Court also heard that the State is going to use call log records and statements of the accused person including that of the prime suspect Micheal Sserwadda that confessed to having taken part in the killings and revealed his accomplices and their intentions of the indiscriminate killings and why they targeted Masaka.

“We were meeting at Happy Boys where we met the legislators that could give us money for facilitation ranging from Shs50,000 to Shs100,000) whenever we could meet, and we targeted Masaka because it attracts media attention, and this was aimed at instilling fear among communities and discredit the government,” part of the statement made from the suspects reads.

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