Six Terror Suspects Appeal Sentences

Six men who were sentenced to life and 50 years imprisonment by the High Court for masterminding the Kampala 2010 twin bomb attacks have rushed to the Court of Appeal to challenge these sentences.

The convicts include Hussein Hassan Agade, pills Idris Magondu, website like this Issa Luyima, Suleiman Njoroge, Muhammad Haruna Luyima and Suleiman Hijjar Nyamandondo. These filed a notice before the Court of Appeal through the Uganda Prisons Authorities.

The six were sentenced by Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo on May 27th for terrorism, murder and attempted murder on people who were watching football at Kyadondo rugby grounds and Ethiopian village restaurant in Kampala.

This week on Monday, the seventh convict Muzafar Luyima who was sentenced to a year of community service was handed over to Katwe DPC and LC1 Namasuba Para zone to start his sentence.

In the notice to court of appeal through the Prisons Authority, the other convicts informed court that they were dissatisfied with both their conviction and imprisonment terms which they termed as harsh and excessive.


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