Buganda Road Magistrate Robert Mukanza has failed to deliver a ruling in a case against the nine suspects implicated in kidnapping, torture and murder of business woman Susan Magara.
Early this month, Justice Mukanza scheduled today, to give his judgement on whether to allow Magara murder suspects to African Center for cross examination on grounds of being tortured at the hands of Police, Uganda people’s Defence force (UPDF) and Chieftaincy Military Intelligence (CMI) during and after their arrest.
Appearing before court, prosecution led by Patricia Cingitho told court that police is still investigating the matter and within few weeks substantial evidence pinning suspects will be introduced for their commission to high court.
The magistrate however adjourned the matter to the August 15, 2018 a day he promised to make his ruling
The suspects include: Yusuf Lubega, Hussein Wasswa, Muzamiru Ssali, Hajara Nakandi, Abubaker Kyewolwa, Mahad Kasalita an Imam at Usafi Mosque, Hassan Kato Miiro, Musa Abbas Buwembo and Ismail Bukenya.
Ms. Magara, 28, was in February kidnapped by unknown assailants on her way home in Lungujja, Lubaga Division, tortured for three weeks and killed after her agonizing family paid ransom of over Shs700 million.