By Najibu Mulema

The trial for 14 suspects accused of masterminding the murdering of muslim clerics resumes today- Wednesday. The court hearing started yesterday with three prosecution witnesses testifying against the suspects.
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Among these included a medical officer at Namulundu hospital in Kajansi.

The witness whose identity was concealed told court that during sheikh Mustapha Bahiga’s last minutes, he repeatedly made statements pointing out sheikh Yunus Kamoga that he was involved in what had happened to him.

Bahiga was rushed to the the hospital moments after he was shot along Entebbe road. He died while being transferred to Mulago hospital for further treatment.

Kamoga who leads the Tabliq sector and 13 others are accused of killing shk Bahiga and sheikh Hassan Kirya in 2015.

They are also alleged to have threatened the lives of Buganda prince Kassim Nakibinge, Deputy supreme mufti Mahmood Kibaate and sheikh Harunah Jemba for either political, social or religious reasons.

The case is being presided over by three judges of the high court including Judges Ezekiel Muhanguzi, Percy Tuhaise and Elizabeth Nahamya.

The state prosecutors are set to bring 46 witnesses to testify against the 14 suspects.

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