Majority of the Muslims couldnt hold back their tears when Justice Ezekiel Muhanguzi handed Sheikh Muhammad Yunus Kamoga, Siraji Kawoya, Murta Mudde Bukenya and Fahad Kalungi life sentences.
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There were tears, anger and a wave of frustration outside the International Crimes Division of High court on Tuesday afternoon shortly after four convicted Muslim clerics were handed life sentences for terrorism.
There was a silence among dozens of Muslims who had filed the court premises minutes before Justice Ezekiel Muhanguzi started reading the eagerly awaited sentence.
However, majority of the Muslims couldn't hold back their tears when Justice Ezekiel Muhanguzi handed Sheikh Muhammad Yunus Kamoga, Siraji Kawoya, Murta Mudde Bukenya and Fahad Kalungi life sentences.
Court also handed their co-accused including Yusuf Kakande and Abdusalam Sekayanja 30 year-jail sentences. The justices noted that they found the six guilty of terrorism when they printed fliers with the names of those listed for murder, distributing them in numerous mosques, holding meetings in their homes from where they planned the killings and sending threatening messages to their victims.
Court exonerated all the accused of murder and attempted murder charges, saying prosecution had failed to convince court of their involvement in the crime. URN brings you the pictorial.