Quantum Logistics director Mathew Kanyamunyu, his fiancé Cynthia Munwangari and elder brother Joseph Kanyamunyu have been committed to High Court for trial for the murder of NGO ACODER worker, Kenneth Wanton Akena based in Kasese district

The committal by Nakawa Grade one Magistrate Noah Ssajjabi followed the prosecution proving evidence that they intend during the trial.

The evidence shows that Kanyamunyu owned a Toyota Prado Land Cruiser UAW 548 M and on the night of November 12, police received information about a shooting around Kyadondo Rugby Ground and information indicated the victim had been rushed to a nearby hospital. The same night security personnel at Nakasero Hospital reported to Wandegeya police station that they had received a victim of shooting.

What Happened
According to police investigations, at around 7pm on the fateful day, Akena who had parked along Jinja road waiting for his brothers tried to reverse his vehicle but knocked Kanyamunyu’s Toyota

On realizing he had knocked someone’s car, he got out to meet and apologize to the owners but on approaching the car, Kanyamunyu who was in the co-driver’s seat got out with a pistol. Kanyamunyu, Munwangari and Akena were seen by bystanders engaged in an argument, Shortly, Kanyamunyu shot Akena who started crying for help.

The state further says that the victim was then rushed to a private clinic where they were told that the former required immediate surgery but when asked for an identity, Kanyamunyu declined to answer.


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