|The Mukono Grade Two Magistrate Charles Kadisi has remanded Enock Nsubuga Balibagga, who is accused of murdering David Kato, to Luzira prison|
The Mukono Grade Two Magistrate Charles Kadisi has remanded Enock Nsubuga Balibagga, who is accused of murdering David Kato, to Luzira prison. David Kato was a prominent Ugandan gay rights activist.
Enock Nsubuga Balibagga, 22 years, who is being prosecuted by David Toskin, has been remanded on charges of murdering David Kato on 26th January, 2011 at the deceased’s house at Bukasa village, Kyetume in Mukono district.
Nsubuga was netted on Wednesday 02 February by Mukono police following a tip off by his uncle about his whereabouts. He had been hiding at Nakabago. Nsubuga has been remanded to Luzira prison until 17th of March 2011 when the case will again come up for mention...¨ The Daily Monitor, HERE
The murder case of slain gay rights activist David Kato has been postponed for the second time to 17 March 2011. Executive Director for Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) Frank Mugisha told Behind the Mask that the case was mentioned in court and postponed without a hearing, leaving them to guess that the state needs to investigate further.
“I am however kind of concerned about the delay but then maybe they need time to properly investigate and get more evidence regarding this case," Mugisha said.
During the first court appearance suspected perpetrator Sydney Alias Enoch Nsubuga was remanded in custody after the case of the Republic of Uganda vs. Nsubuga Sydney Alias Enoch was presented by the prosecutor before Grade II Magistrate, Nabbasa Ruth who called for the adjournment...¨ Behind the Mask, HERE
¨The European Parliament recently issued a statement calling on authorities to carry out an in-depth and impartial investigation including "individuals who publicly called for the killing of David Kato, as well as their organisations, role and funding." The European Parliament HERE
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|Special thanks to The Rt. Reverend Christopher Ssenyonjo, Spiritual Counselor to the LGBTI Community of Uganda|