The three parties through their lawyer of Rwakafuuzi and Co. Advocates said that the offense of criminal libel and offensive communication, when used against citizens who criticize politicians and public figures, are not reasonable and justifiable in an open democratic society based on humanity, equality and freedom
The said persons were arrested between June 24, and July 2, 2021, for orchestrating and participating in the shooting that happened on June 1, 2021, along Kisota road, a suburb of Kampala. Those in custody include Sheikh Yusuf Siraji Nyanzi, Hussein Sserubula, Muhammad Kagugube, Kamada Walusimbi, Siriman Ayuub Kisambira , Abdulaziz Ramathan Dunku, Habib Ramanthan Marjan and Huzaifa Wampa.
According to State Attorney Irene Namboozo, the suspects were among the hundreds of residents arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday night from bars, hideouts, and health clubs. Several others were arrested for defying curfew guidelines, which was put in place to control the spread of coronavirus disease.