Key suspects in the Magara murder made public

A collage of Yakoub ‘Byensi’ (L), a key suspect and Zahara (R) who allegedly killed Susan Magara (COURTESY PHOTO)

KAMPALA: Police on Tuesday declassified the identities and published photographs of two suspects into the Susan Magara murder.

Police identified the suspects as a Yakoub Byensi and Abdul Hakim Lugolobi.

The Police in a statement said the notorious Yakoub Byensi was a resident of Kibuye 2 Parish in Makindye division, and operates around Queensway along Entebbe road and the controversial Usafi Mosque

Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango made the revelation following stringent investigations (COURTESY PHOTO)

Deputy police spokesperson Patrick Onyango, during a press conference at Central Police Station in Kampala asserted that the suspect habitually moves on boda boda.

The second key suspect on the police radar was identified as Abdul Hakim Lugolobi, said to be a resident of Katikamu in Luwero District, and is a regular at Konge in Makindye Division in Kampala and also operates his work from areas of Usafi.

Onyango appealed to the public to pass on information about the two in confidence on mobile numbers 0392-904358, 0704-541035, 0702-415982 and 014667785.

Patrick Agaba aka PATO is the key suspect in the Susan Magara murder (COURTESY PHOTO)

On the earlier suspect identified as “Pato” who is based in South Africa, the police publicist told journalsists that he is still wanted by police.

He said Pato is part of the criminal gang that participated in killing Magara.

Since his sighting in the crime, Pato has remained in South Africa pending extradition.

Onyango revealed that they are still in negotiations with the South African security agencies so as to bring him back and answer charges.

The Kidnap and gruesome murder of Susan Magara took a toll at the state of security (COURTESY PHOTO)

Recently, police detectives were sent to South Africa to extradite the suspect all in vain as South African authorities declined to hand him over.

“We are still in talks and we shall be successful in bringing him back.” said Onyango



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