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Court remands 10 suspects implicated in spate of Masaka killings

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Court remands 10 suspects implicated in spate of Masaka killings
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Masaka Chief Magistrates Court has remanded 10 suspects implicated in the gruesome killing of people in Masaka greater region.

The 10 are part of the 60 people who have been nabbed in connection to spates of murders in Masaka. The suspects were screened and only 15 were confirmed to have a clue about the murders.

At least 25 people have been hacked by unknown pang-wielding assailants in the Masaka greater region. The assailants target people above the age of 50 and leaving alone or with children.

Appearing before Masaka Chief Magistrate, Charles Yeteise, the 10 were charged with seven counts of murder, attempted murder, terrorism and others. They were subsequently remanded to Ssaza Government Prison until September 15.

Prosecution avers that between July and August, oscillating in districts in Masaka greater, using pangas other weapons, the group and others at large killed 25 people and distracted property at various homes in the region.