Sheikhs Muhammad Yunus Kamoga, Siraji Kawoya, Murta Mudde Bukenya and Fahad Kalungi were sentenced to life imprisonment while Yusuf Kakande alias Abdallah and Abdusalam Sekayanja alias Kassim Mulumba are to spend 30 years in jail.
The investigations will focus on the Human Resource Administration department, which is in charge of promotions and deployment of police officers as well as the Directorate of Logistics and Engineering.
Trouble for the clerics started after they were picked up together with 8 others and arraigned in court for the alleged murder of Mustafa Bahiga, the former Kampala District Amir and Hassan Ibrahim Kirya, the former spokersperson Kibuli based Muslim faction and the attempted murder of Dr. Harouna Jjemba, the leader of a rivarl tabligh faction.
Resident of Isingiro on Monday raided a check point mounted by the police at Kagogo in Ruborogota Sub County accusing the officers of using it to extort money from locals. Ruborogota Local council three chairperson Robert Seguya says that the police check-point had been put in place to restrict the movement of livestock at the time when the district was under a quarantine due to the outbreak of foot and mouth disease.
Jomo Mugabi, the Nyakayojo Division LC III Chairman, says the suspects arrest came following reports that people were rushing to vaccinate their animals yet the veterinary department in Mbarara hadnt communicated any such activity.