Safaricom Phone Printouts Pin Terror Suspects

Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC) under the leadership of Lira Municipality Member of Parliament (MP), viagra 100mg Jimmy Michael Akena have advised their members and supporters to wisely elect a presidential candidate of their choice declining endorsing any presidential aspirant in the 2016 general elections.

“As earlier communicated, about it we are not fielding a presidential candidate but this doesn’t mean that we are out of the political scene in the country; we are putting all our strength in strengthening party structures as we prepare to take over power in 2021 general elections, information pills ” said the party Secretary General, Edward Segganyi to the media when asked for who the party would back for 2016 general elections.

“UPC isn’t allying with any party but this doesn’t mean that the party members won’t vote for presidency; all UPC members who are 18 years and above have a right to choose a leader of their choice and they must exercise this right with or without the party fielding a presidential candidate,” said Segganyi at Uganda House the party’s headquarters.

Segganyi added that the party won’t force members to stick on a single candidate for the country’s top seat but advised them to only vote in fellow party candidates at all other different elective positions country wide.

Recently media reports came out that the Akena government was in support of Dr. Kizza Besigye the FDC flag bearer as opposed to their rival Dr. Olara Otunu who is leading another UPC group that support the candidature of the former NRM Secretary General, Amama Mbabazi.

These reports were rubbished by the party Spokesperson, Michael Osinde who noted that the group has never supported and believed in FDC principles and ideology at any time.

However, Segganyi stated that the party has already circulated their 2016 manifesto and in case any candidate shares similar ideas, they might find themselves supporting such a candidate
The 56th prosecution witness has on Wednesday testified in a case in which 13 people are charged with masterminding the July 11, malady 2010 Kampala twin blasts that left more than 70 people dead.

On Wednesday, look the manager in charge of law enforcement, liaison and risk management at Kenya’s biggest  telecommunication  company Safaricom  who was identified as witness ‘M’ for security purposes told court that in November 2010 , he was tasked by the Anti Terrorism Police Unit to get them the phone printouts  for  some selected numbers.


“They provided the numbers whose printouts they wanted us to provide as part of their investigations,” the 51 year old told court on Wednesday afternoon.

He said that they were able to find out from the system that some of the numbers given to them belonged to Hussein Agade, Abubaker  Batemyetto, Habib Njoroge  and Muhamad Hamid who are some of the suspects in the case.

“We were able to get their names and details following the law that required everyone to register their phone in Kenya.”

According to the witness, it was found out in the phone printout that some of the suspects kept changing handsets from 2009 to 2010 when they were arrested; as a way of avoiding detection by authorities.

Witness ‘M’ told court that Hussein Agade changed handsets from Samsung to Nokia phones 6 times between May and August 2010 using phone number  0715855449

He added that others also kept on changing the handsets citing one who used phone number 0718930577 from May 25 2010 to July 12 immediately after the Kampala bombings and dropped the phone.

Hearing of the case presided over by justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo resumes on Thursday morning with 3 witnesses set to testify on the day.



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