Kampala Bombings: Eight Convicted

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In his judgment, Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo noted the eight suspects were involved in committing the crime in different locations in Uganda, Kenya and Somalia. He said they also participated in one way or the other in planting explosives at Kyadondo Rugby Club and Ethiopian Village restaurant on July 11, 2010 during the screening of the World cup finals, which claimed the lives of 79 people and injured several others.

The International Crimes Division of High court has convicted eight of the 13 Kampala twin bombing suspects. Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo convicted the suspects in a lengthy judgment he delivered at International Crimes Division of High.

The convicts include Isa Ahmed Luyima, Hassan Hussein Agade, Idris Magundo, Habib Solomon Njoroge, Hassan Haruna Luyima, Muhammad Ali Mohammed, Sulaiman Hajir Nyamadondo and Muzafar Luyima.

The suspects were found guilty of terrorism, 79 counts of murder and 10 counts of attempted murder. In his judgment, Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo noted the eight suspects were involved in committing the crime in different locations in Uganda, Kenya and Somalia.

He said they also participated in one way or the other in planting explosives at Kyadondo Rugby Club and Ethiopian Village restaurant on July 11, 2010 during the screening of the World cup finals, which claimed the lives of 79 people and injured several others.
Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo acquitted Yahaya Suleiman Mbuthia, Dr. Ismail Kalule, Omar Awadhe, Abubakar Batemyeto and Omar saying prosecution had failed to produce evidence linking them to the bombings.  The judge will read out read out the sentence for the convicts on Friday.