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Tears as court sends Sheikh Kamoga, 3 to life in prison, 3 others to serve 30 years

Women bust into loud cries of sorrow in Court room after justice Ezekiel Muhanguzi confirmed Tabliq leader Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and three of his colleagues will live the rest of their lives in jail.

Sheikh Kamoga and Siraje Kawooya, Fahad Kalungi and Mudde Bukenya were convicted of terrorism.

Justice Muhanguzi's verdict left relatives and friends of the tabliq leader struck in sorrow in their seats at the High Court in Kampala.

Court Tuesday evening read charges of terrorism to Sheikh Kamoga and five others. 

Fellow convicts Yusuf Kakande and Abdulsalam Sekayanja alias Kassim Mulumba will serve 30 years in jail each.

Court acquitted Kamoga and his 13 co-accused of the murder of Sheikh Mustafa Bahiga and Sheikh Ibrahim Kirya.

They were also acquitted of the attempted murder of Sheikh Haruna Jjemba.

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