Crime & Investigation

2010 Kampala Bombings: Security Tightened Ahead of Ruling

The terror suspects at Kampala High Court

After almost 6 years, visit web the High Court in Kampala is today Thursday expected to give its ruling on the Lugogo twin blasts that killed more than 70 people in 2010.

A total of 13 suspects including Kenyans, buy information pills Tanzanians and Ugandans were charged for masterminding the twin blasts at Lugogo Rugby Club and Ethiopian Village Restaurant that killed revellers who were watching the World Cup Finals.

Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo is today expected to give his ruling after hearing from over 80 state witnesses who included those who were part of the orchestrators of the mission.

Among other witnesses in the trial included FBI operatives, clinic policemen from Kenyan and Tanzania among others who testified and pinned the suspect.

According to a one Idris Nsubuga, who detonated the bomb at Kyadondo, the plan was hatched in Kampala.

Security has been tightened with police commandos putting a cordon around the court premises.

Sniffer dogs combed the environs and press gadgets ahead of today’s ruling.

Thirteen people of Somali, Ugandan, Tanzanian and Kenyan origin including Hassan Luyima, Hussein Hassan Agade, Idris Magondu, Mohamed Hamid Suleiman  and Yahya Suleiman  Mbuthia  are charged with offences among others  including terrorism, murder and being part of the Al Shabaab terrorist group.

Other suspects are Habib Suleiman Njoroge, Isa Ahmed Luyima, Abubaker Batematoy, Dr. Ismail Kalule and Suleiman Hijar Nyamandondo.

Idris Nsubuga who has since been sentenced to 25 years at Kigo explained how he detonated the second bomb at Lugogo. Read on: Lugogo Bombing: I Detonated Explosives with a Phone:


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