Court commits Jamil Mukulu, 37 suspects for trial

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Jamil Mukulu

Former Allied Democratic Forces [ADF] leader Jamil Mukulu and 37 others have Tuesday been committed for trial before a panel of three justices of the International Crimes Division of the High Court.

This was after the pre-trial judge Justice Eva Luswata ruled that the Director of Public Prosecutions [DPP] had sufficient evidence to proceed with  trial on 20 counts of terrorism, murder.

The judge hence allowed the DPP Mike Chibita to proceed with the trial o

Justice Luswata confirmed the counts of terrorism, murder, aggravated robbery, attempted murder and belonging a terrorism group.

The 38 accused persons were returned to Luzira prison pending a trial date.

Prosecution also contends that Mukulu his group committed these offenses in various districts including Kampala, Wakiso, Mayuge, Budaka and Mbale among others and that the indiscriminate attacks instilled fear in the public to influence it for either social, political, economic or religious aims.

Prosecution intends to rely on several exhibits including explosives, literature related to activities of ADF, car number plates, confession statements of some of the suspects which will be availed during trial.

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