Friday, 16 September 2011

Kampala bomber jailed for quarter century

By Mubatsi Asinja Habati

Uganda's High Court has convicted two  young Ugandans Edris Nsubuga and Muhamoud Mugisha for the July 11, 2010 Kampala bombings that killed over 76 people. The two had on the first day of hearing the case pleaded guilty to terrorism charges and pleaded for lighter sentence.

High Court Judge, Alphonse Owiny Dollo sentenced Nsubuga to 25 years in prison for planting the bombs and imprisoned Mugisha for 3 years on charges of conspiracy (Ugandans jailed for Kampala World Cup bombing). But the two convicts were yesterday turned state witnesses against the 11 other Kampala bombing whose trial is ongoing in the same court.

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