By Lydia Nsubuga
High court held in Mukono presided over by Vicent Zehulikilize has sent back the police officer killers to Luzira prison on remand.
Prosecution led by Nasulu Natalo told high court that on 1st/09/2009, Jamir Sasegawa and James Mugisha all drivers at Masaka fish company
shot dead sagent. Deogrocious Wamale a police officer attached to Masaka police station in Mabira forest who had escorted them and dumped his body in Nyendo along the road side.
Prosecution added that on the fateful day Ssegawa was told to escort a fish vehicle to Jinja which was taking bladder, Ssegawa was given a
double cabin reg. UEK 094L with a police officer[deaceded ] to escort the vehicle that was carrying bladder to Jinja.
It is alleged that Ssegawa caused a lot of delays on their way to Jinja and that his plan was to reach Mabira in the darkness so that their mission would be fulfilled.
One of the witnesses Joseph Wambaya a driver of the truck that was carrying fish told court that when they reached Kalisizo from Masaka the truck got a mechanical problem and Segawa was sent back by one of the Indians only identified as Silayisi to go back and pick the a mechanic but Segawa took like 3 hours ‘without returning.
Wambaya added that when they set off from Kalisizo , Ssegawa again disappeared from ampala and Wambaya decided to wait for him. So they sent off and when they reached Mukono , again Ssegawa disappeared and that it was now dark .
When they reached Mabira, Ssegawa called an Indian who was in the truck and informed him as the vehicle had again got a mechanical
problem. So they stopped to check on their Escort Segawa and immediately they got out, they were attacked, robbed and put at a gun point.
After they dragged the indain,the driver and another police officer who was in the truck in Mabira forest and drove way the truck that had the bladder .
However Another witness Doreen Ajuna the Grade One magistrate who was in Masaka 2009 and now in Sembabule told court that when she was recording the extra Judicial statement from Ssegawa, he confessed having participated in the Killing of his escort who was in his vehicle that was escorting the truck to Jinja.
Justice Zehulikilize has sent them back to Luzira prison until 23rd of may 2013, when the phone print outs will be ready.