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Kamoga Awaits Court Assessors Decision Today

Sheikh Yunus Kamoga(R) with other suspects in court recently

Three court assessors are Tuesday expected to give their opinion in the case before the International Crimes Division (ICD) court where former Tablique leader sheikh Yunus Kamoga and 13 others are accused of murdering fellow Muslim clerics, attempted murder and terrorism

The suspects who have been on remand in Luzira this morning arrived at High court Kampala amidst tight security by Counter Terrorism Police and Prisons Escorts

This matter is before three ICD court justices Ezikiel Muhanguzi,Percy Tuhaise and Jane Kiggundu

The relatives and friends of the accused started coming in at around 7 am and were still pouring in by publication, and each asked to their National Identity Cards

It’s after the Assessors have given their unbinding opinion that the judges will set the judgement date

The Assessors are lay people brought in to listen to the matter from the beginning to the end and decide on conviction or acquittal.

The judges can decide whether to follow their opinion or not.

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