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Uganda Charges Suspect behind Tourist Murders

A suspected commander in an Islamic State-allied rebel group was charged with nine offences including the murder of a honeymooning tourist couple and their aide in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park, court papers showed. Kyoto Abdul Rashid, of the militant Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), was captured earlier this month in a night-time operation by the Ugandan military in which six rebels were also killed. Rashid “with malice aforethought caused the murder” of the couple David and Celia Barlow and their Ugandan aide Eric Ayai, according to a charge sheet. David Barlow was British while his wife was South African.

SOURCE: BUSINESS DAY LIVE