Bishop Kisembo said that he went to Luzira with the family of the late Kijanangoma to meet Katuramu, who was remorseful for the crimes he committed. He said if the family of Kijanangoma forgave Katuramu, he is hopeful that the people of Tooro will do the same.
of Ruwenzori Diocese Reuben Kisembo has asked the people of Tooro to forgive
the former Tooro Premier John Sanyu Katuramu.
the 26th Coronation anniversary of King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru
Rukidi IV on Sunday, Bishop Kisembo said that Katuramu should be forgiven
because everyone is a sinner.
released on Saturday after spending 20 years in Luzira Prison for the murder of
Prince Happy Kijanangoma.
sentence was commuted to life in prison after Susan Kigula and 400 other death
row inmates successfully appealed against their sentences in the Supreme court
The Supreme Court then ruled that if someone is convicted and sentenced to
death and is not hanged within three years, then the High court would revisit
his or her sentence to a maximum of life in prison for 20 years.
Kisembo said that he went to Luzira with the family of the late Kijanangoma to
meet Katuramu, who was remorseful for the crimes he committed. He said if the
family of Kijanangoma forgave Katuramu, he is hopeful that the people of Tooro
will do the same.
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bible in the book of John chapter 8 verse 7, “He that is
without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.” Kisembo said that
not everyone is perfect, but the people of Tooro should have a heart for
said that Katuramu should be supported to reunite with his family since he has
completed his sentence.
also asked the government to expedite the return of the Kingdom assets and also
reopen places of worship. He said that churches and other places of worship are
more organized than markets and car parks when it comes to following SOPs
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the Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities said that the government is determined
to return the Kingdom’s properties.