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
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.
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.
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