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Suspected Human Organs Traders Granted Bail

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These include Prof. Vasudev Chaturvedi, 67, an Indian national and manager at Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences(KIMS) together with Lieutenant colonel John Kundau Wanguusi, 56, attached to UPDF Air base and Christopher Ogwanga, 23, IT student at Makerere University.


Each suspect had presented two sureties – Yahaya Yusuf 39, Lt Col Fred Kiyingi, 48, Lt Col Johnson Odoi, 58, Joram Kato, 39, David Mukasa, 40 and Geofrey Balweri.


The Prosecution side led by the Resident State Attorney, Steven Asaba, told court that the accused committed the offence between March and June last year.


It is alleged that on March 12, they abducted a one Mathias Sekyewa between Kampala and Entebbe with the intent of extracting his internal organs which is in violation of section 4 (1) of the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Act.


However, on Wednesday the accused represented by their lawyer Eric Kiingi had pleaded not guilty before court.


“The accused are of substance to the community who need their presence, they have substantial sureties and their release will not interfere with investigations,” he had told court.


Prosecution claims that KIMS organised for the transportations of Sekyewa to India for the purpose of removal of his kidney.


The court Magistrate later ordered court to reconvene on September 18 for another hearing.


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