Odong & 2 Ors Vs Uganda (Criminal Appeal No. 0079 of 2017) [2019] UGCA 21 (4 April 2019)

Criminal law|Evidence Law|Burden of Proof
Case summary
The court held that as the first appellate court, it is required to re appraise the evidence and draw independent inferences on facts and the law. That the prosecution didn’t prove the ingredients of the offence of robbery s there was no cogent evidence of taking something from the scene of the crime but only tracking records. That there was no evidence in proof of the use of force or a substance capable of rendering a person unconscious. Hence the offence of aggravated robbery was not proved to the required standards.

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