Documents recovered from the suspects during investigations show that in June 2018, Tumwesigye signed a contract with Hoima sugar factory to clear the bushes at Shillings 80million, which was deposited onto his personal account.
Prosecution told court that on September 29th, 2016 at Web Advocates and Solicitors along Lumumba Avenue in Kampala the duo with intent to defraud obtained US54, 600 207 Million Shillings from Yahya Osman Muhammad who was seeking to buy 265 kilograms of gold on behalf of AFWAF, a Dubai based firm.
In an application filed at the High Court in Kampala by lawyer Emma Muwonge of Katende, Ssempebwa and Co. Advocates, the Association wants court to compel the government, the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and Secretary to the Treasury to enforce their commitment of increasing salaries, remuneration and other conditions of service for the prosecutors.
Prof. Bakuneta, a lecturer at the College of Natural Science before he was indicted after a 22-year-old female student identified as Vanesha Ntegesa accused him of rape. Ntegesa was a tenant in Prof. Bakunetas garage at Makerere University.
According to Irene Nakimbugwe, the Deputy spokesperson of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, there was fresh evidence which needed to be put into consideration before the suspect is committed to the High Court. The file was sent to headquarters for consideration before committal, Nakimbugwe told URN.
The case was scheduled for hearing on Tuesday before Justice Jane Francis Abodo but prosecution led by Catherine Akello asked for an adjournment on grounds that the complainant who is also the main witness had yet to be traced.
Prosecution led by Barbara kemigisha today, asked court to halt proceedings of the case on ground that the main witness in the case who is the Investigating officers detective Assistant Inspector of Police Didas Turyahabwe was bedridden with no hope of his recovery soon.
Through his lawyer, Evans Ochieng, Awadh objected to the deportation orders, saying he is Ugandan. He argued that he is a biological son to the late Omar Awadh, an Arab of Kenyan origin and Fatuma Said Abdallah, a munyankore by tribe and Ugandan by nationality.
The findings show that a total of 182 arrests were carried out in Kampala and Kitgum over the study period from 2011 to 2015. 38 cases were sanctioned by the office of the Director of Public Prosecution and only nine cases were prosecuted during this time.
Justice Sekaana noted that although the challenge was aimed at the Director of Public Prosecutions, the evidence presented before the court by State Attorney Sylvia Cheptoris indicates that the trial was facilitated by the Director of Army Prosecutions- whose jurisdiction is the General Court Martial.
Mukulu said that he has spent a lot of time in jail with no indication that they will ever be on trial. He also faulted the prosecution for refusing to share details about the exhibits to be used in the trial, and for deliberately delaying the process through unnecessary adjournments.
Michael Mugambe, a relative of the deceased says they are not convinced by the manner in which the matter was handled by police, leading to the eventual acquittal of the suspects. He says that the family was betrayed by the poor investigations conducted by the police.
Fresh details show that the Director of Public Prosecutions declined to sanction charges against Bikanga citing lack of evidence connecting him to the murder. Bikanga was arrested after a member of Magaras family identified the voice in the ransom call recordings as that of his brother, Yakoob Byansi.