Pine’s Ssebuufu set to become state witness in murder of Kampala businesswoman

Kenneth Kazibwe

Kenneth Kazibwe

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Pine Car bond proprietor Muhammad Ssebuufu is set to become a state witness in the matter in which he is accused together with seven others of murder.

The group are accused of kidnapping and killing Donah Betty Katushabe in 2015.

On Monday, hearing of the matter never took off after one of Ssebuufu’s lawyers, Noel Nuwe told court that his client has an intention of entering into plea bargaining with the Director of Public Prosecutions.

“We wrote to the DPP to enter a plea bargaining agreement but this has not been concluded, “Nuwe told court on Monday.

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Recently, former CPS DPC Aaron Baguma was struck off the charge sheet after the DPP wrote to court asking for discontinuation of charges against him.

Sebuufu is accused together with Paul Tasingika, Damaseni Sentongo,Godfrey Kayinza, Philip Mirambe, Shaban Oduttu and Yoweri Kitayimbwa.

Prosecution alleges that on October,21, 2015 these eight together with others still

at large at Pine car bond along Lumumba Avenue killed Donah Betty Katushabe before robbing  her mobile phone valued at  three hundred thousand shillings.

Justice Flavia Ssenoga adjourned the matter to February 8.

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