On Friday, Justice Moses Kazibwe ruled that Bagyenda and his co-accused have to defend themselves against the evidence produced to court by the 16 prosecution witnesses.
The accused persons before Court. File Photo
The High Court has ruled that Brian Bagyenda who is accused of
killing Enid Twijukye has a case to answer.
The other suspects are Innocent Bainomugisha a cleaner and Vincent Rwahwire a casual
Prosecution alleges that Bagyenda and his co-accused on January
4th 2017 at Njobe Road in Nakawa Division in Kampala District with malice aforethought
caused the death of Twijukye a student of Makerere University Business School.
On Friday, Justice Moses Kazibwe ruled that Bagyenda and his co-accused have to
defend themselves against the evidence produced to court by the 16 prosecution
The witnesses included detectives, medical doctors, pathologists
and the relatives of the deceased who told pinned the accused for murdering
Twijukye in Bagyenda's home before dumping her body in a swamp in Namanve
Justice Kazibwe fixed January 14th, 2020 for the accused to start
The lawyer of the accused told court that during the defence
hearing, Bagyenda will present his sister Jane Francis Nantamu and Dr Brian
Mutamba a Psychiatrist at Butabika Hospital as his witnesses.
A report from Dr Mutamba, a copy seen by URN indicates that
prior to the charges against Bagyenda, he had been admitted at Butabika
Hospital on November 4th 2016 where he was assessed and diagnosed
with major depressive episode comorbid with suicidal ideation and anxiety
The report further showed that there were no homicidal
tendencies detected during Bagyenda's assessment.
It showed that Bagyenda was treated and discharged in December
2016 before completing treatment.
The police surgeon, Dr Santos Ojara on Wednesday told court that shortly
after Bagyenda committed the crimes, he examined him and found that he was of
The suspects have now been further remanded until next week.