Honorable Allan Ssewanyana and Honorable Ssegirinya Muhammad have been remanded to Kitalya prison until 15th September 2021. The Chief Magistrates courts in Masaka charged them with four counts. Three of these are on the count of murder while one is for attempted murder.
After the death of over 30 people in the greater Masaka region Massacres in a span of over one month, the police arrested close to 30 people to help them in their investigations. It was among these suspects’ interrogation that the names of Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya came up as some of the masterminds behind the ruthless machete massacres in greater Masaka
The minister on national guidance came out in a press conference last week with a claim that the murders were political. It was only a few days after his statement that the accusation of Hon. Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya came up.