Stop linking murders to Muslims - Lawyers

Lawyer Ladislaus Rwakafuzi (right) talks to ex-police spokesperson Andrew Kaweesi murder suspects at the Kampala High Court in July 2017.  Lawyers fault security agencies for linking Muslims to every high-profile murder in the country. PHOTO/FILE 

What you need to know:

  • The lawyers also claim that the Muslim suspects are always tortured while in detention unlike those of other faiths.
  • Some of the high profile murder cases in which majority Muslims were picked as suspects include those of former police spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi, Maj Muhammed Kiggundu and Muhammad Kirumira.

The Uganda Muslim Lawyers Association (UMLAS) has criticised security agencies for always linking Muslims to every high profile murder committed in the country.

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