Express fans who beat up referee appear in court for the first time since their arrest

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Denis Musanje

Matugga Court has adjourned the case hearing against suspects who allegedly beat assistant Referee Fahad Sekayuba.

On Tuesday, 14th November, the State paraded two suspects who are Noah Mukenya and Sulaiman Zimula to Matugga Court.

Matugga Court has adjourned the case to 28th November for further mention.

The accused Zimula and Mukenya have been remanded back to Luzira Prison until then.

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The punks violently attacked Sekayuba as he was returning to Kampala after the UPDF FC Vs Express FC game in Bombo.

Sekayuba was the assistant Referee in the game that ended in a 1-1 stalemate.

Earlier this month, Zimula and Mukenya were criminally charged and remanded to Luzira Prison.

Meanwhile, FUFA amended section 39 of the competitions Rules whereby the defaulting parties linked to acts of hooliganism and violence outside the precincts of the match venue or outside Game time shall be sanctioned in accordance with the Ethics and Disciplinary Code.

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Defaulting club if found guilty will lose two points and two goals from those already accumulated while for a knockout game the defaulting club will be fined or excluded from that particular tournament.

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