Crime & Investigation

11 Muslim Clerics Face New ADF Terror Charges

As Ugandans brace for Kampala City Council FC’s mouthwatering CAF Champions League game against Cameroon’s Cosmos De Bafia, visit web the host have availed the ticketing info for the Saturday clash at Namboole Stadium.

To watch the match live from the main stand (VIP), link fans will have to part with UShs20,000 while those looking to watch from (KiRussia) will part with UShs10,000.

KCC FC management will be in charge of the ticketing and will commence sales on the match day at the Namboole Stadium ticketing booths as from 12 noon. Fans are advised that there will be no advance tickets on sale.

KCCA in conjunction with the Uganda Railways have announced free railway transport for fans with the 600-seater trains making as many rounds as possible depending on the number of supporters available at the Rift Valley Railways (RVR) compound in Kampala.   “StarTimes will also give away free branded jerseys to the first 200 fans to arrive at the station,” club board member Peter Kibazo added.

The match is scheduled to kick off at 4.30pm
The Director of Public Prosecutions has finalized preparing all necessary evidence needed to slap new charges related to terrorism on 11 of the 18 Muslim clerics who were recently arrested and arraigned before Nakawa Magistrates Court.

According to the new charge sheet seen by Chimpreports, treatment the 11 suspects include Murta Mudde Bukenya (49), Hakim Kinene(23), Muzamiru Kasawuli (23),Sserunjoji Arafat(29),Badru Bukenya(27), Alex Okot (44),Joseph Olanya (23),Amir Kinene (37), Aisha Nakasibante (31),Charles Okidi (28) and Kalungi Fahad (38).

The group, according to the DPP is set to face charges related to aiding and supporting Allied Democratic Forces and Fedello Alliance rebels in a bid to commit atrocities against Ugandans.

According to the charge sheet, the accused between February 2014 and January 201 in areas including Nalukolongo (Kampala) and other parts of Central, Eastern and Northern Uganda rendered support to ADF and Federal Alliance by recruiting and training man power to be used in the commission of terrorism related acts contrary to section 8 of the Anti Terrorism Act 2002.


The group is set to appear before Nakawa Grade one Magistrate Timothy Lumunye on February 26, 2015 before the new charges are read.

Following the murder of Sheikhs Ductoor Abdulkadir Suudi Muwaya and Mustafah Bahiga in Mayuge and Kajjansi late last year by unknown assailants, police swung into action, arresting 18 suspects including Tabliq sect leader Sheikh Yunus Kamoga before being charged with among other charges murder and terrorism.

While addressing journalists late last year in Kampala, the Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura attributed the murder of Muslim clerics to ADF rebels whom he said were targeting them for preaching against insurgency.

“While we are not ruling out other motives in individual cases, there is strong evidence linking these murders to Al Qaeda affiliate ADF,” Kayihura told journalists at Naguru on December 30.

He added, “We have credible intelligence which indicates that the majority of these clerics have been targeted because of their refusal to embrace extremist theocratic ideology; one which promotes the use of violence and terrorism as a tool of social, religious and political change.”

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