Ugandan Court Jails Muslim Leader for Life over Al-Shabaab Links

A Ugandan court has sentenced a Muslim group leader to life in prison over links to the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab.

The Muslim leader received the life sentence alongside three other associates after their conviction on terror charges.

Sheikh Mohammad Yunus Kamoga, who heads Tabliqs, a radical Muslim faction alongside 13 others were arrested and charged with terrorism and the murder of some other Islamic group leaders.

On Monday six of them were convicted on the terrorism charges but all were cleared of murder.

In a high court session on Tuesday, Kamoga and three others were sentenced to life while two associates were given 30 years each, according to judiciary spokesman Solomon Muyita.

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