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Terror suspects linked to Al Shabaab further remanded

By Vision Reporter

Added 23rd October 2014 02:48 PM

Police are yet to conclude investigations in a case involving 10 terror suspects linked to Al Shabaab arrested last month from Kisenyi in Kampala.

Terror suspects linked to Al Shabaab further remanded

Police are yet to conclude investigations in a case involving 10 terror suspects linked to Al Shabaab arrested last month from Kisenyi in Kampala.

By Andante Okanya

Police are yet to conclude investigations in a case involving 10 terror suspects linked to Al Shabaab arrested last month from Kisenyi in Kampala.


State prosecutor, Edward Muhumuza, on Thursday told Buganda Road Court that Police were yet to conclude investigations.

Grade One Magistrate Simon Zirintuusa remanded the suspects to Luzira Prison until November 7. They are battling charges of aiding and abetting terrorism contrary to Section 8 of the Anti-Terrorism Act. On conviction, the penalty is death.

Additionally, they are charged with the offence of belonging to a terrorist organisation contrary to Section 11(1) of the  Anti-
Terrorism Act.

Procedurally on completion of the probe, the Police informs the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, which notifies court of the development by formulating an indictment.

The committal papers containing the indictment are then forwarded to the High Court, which has jurisdiction to try the capital offence of terrorism.

Lawyers David  Mushabe, Richard Rugambwa, Andrew  Manzi, and Noah Sekabojja, represented the suspects.

They are Mohamed Abdulkdir  Hirsi alias Mohamed Abdul Aziz Adan, ,31, businessman; Somali national  resident of Katwe- Kibirige House, Makindye division, Abdi Abdullahi Bootan, 26, driver; Somali refugee resident of Kisenyi opposite Delta  Petrol station  Rubaga division.

Others are Hassan Abduwali Mohamoud, 25, Somali refugee, resident of Kisenyi, Rubaga division,Mohammed Ahmed Gele, 28, driver Somali refugee, resident of Lubaga Road, Rubaga division.

Also included  are Yasimin Abdullahi Aden, 20, a housewife, Somali refugee, resident of Kisenyi, Rubaga division, Hodan Ahmed Dahir, 23, unemployed Somali national, resident of Kisenyi, Mengo Yusufu Osman Hussein, 29, businessman,  Somali refugee, resident of Namalwa I zone, Bukesa, Rubaga division Abdi Mohamed, 29, Somali refugee, resident of Namalwa I zone, Bukesa, Rubaga division, and Abdul  Kadir,24,unemployed Somali refugee, resident of  Mengo Kisenyi opposite  Missionary Poor School, Rubaga division.

The Kenyan national is Mohamed Yusuf Farah, 31, a manager at Hauliers Transport, resident of Bulange, Mengo, Rubaga division.

 

Terror suspects linked to Al Shabaab further remanded

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