Suspect in Susan Magara Murder Extradited from South Africa

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Patrick Agaba a suspect in the kidnap and murder of Susan Magara has been extradited from South Africa.

The prime suspect in the kidnap and eventual
murder of cashier Susan Magara has been extradited. 

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga confirmed that Agaba was extradited today  and is currently detained at Police Special Investigations Division  (SID) in Kireka.


Agaba had been on interpols wanted list since March 2018 after investigators in the Magara murder case learnt that he was part of the group that kidnapped her on February 7, demanded a 3 billion Shillings ransom but later murdered her after receiving 700 million Shillings from her parents. 



Agaba was arrested in South Africa for various crimes for which he was reportedly charged. However, his extradition was delayed by the fact Uganda and South Africa do not have a treaty on extradition of high profile suspects. 

 

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Joseph Kato is an investigative journalist with experience stretching from 2014 when he started professional journalism. His areas of specialty is in crime, security and human reporting. e has won two journalism awards particularly in reporting about rights for children and victims of security brutality.