Court name
High Court of Uganda
Judgment date
21 August 2002

Uganda v Rwakanengyere George (HCT-05-CR-SC-2001/67) [2002] UGHC 88 (21 August 2002);

Cite this case
[2002] UGHC 88
Short summary:

Criminal law

 

THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
IN THE H
IGH COURT OF UGANDA AT MBARARA
 HCT-05-CR-SC-0067-2001
UGANDA ………………………………………………………..……………..PROSECUTION
-VS-
 RWAKANENGYERE GEORGE …………………………………………………...ACUSSED

BEFORE: THE HON. JUSTICE P. K. MUGAMBA

JUDGMENT

Rwakanegyere George, the accused, is indicted for aggravated robbery contrary to sections 272 and 273(2) of the Penal Code Act. The prosecution called the evidence of two witnesses in support of its case. The witnesses were Muhumuza Andrew (PW1) and Nuwamanya George (PW2). The accused in his defence gave a statement on oath and called no witness.
Briefly the prosecution case is that on the night of 20th May 2000 the accused person together with another person still at large went to the house of late Flavia Mbabazi where she was together with PW1. They ordered PW1 to lie face down and accused tore the sleeve of