Court name
High Court of Uganda
Case number
Criminal Case-2010/207
Judgment date
10 January 2011

Uganda v Kirabira Ssalongo Abasi (Criminal Case-2010/207) [2011] UGHC 2 (10 January 2011);

Cite this case
[2011] UGHC 2

 

THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

IN THE HIGH COURT OF UGANDA AT KAMPALA

HCT-00-CR-SC-0207 OF 2010


UGANDA      ....................................................................... PROSECUTOR

VERSUS


A1. KIRABIRA SSALONGO ABASI

A2. NSUBUGA BOSCO      ............................................    ACCUSED

 

BEFORE: HON. LADY JUSTICE MONICA K. MUGENYI

Criminal law – aggravated robbery c/s 285 & 286 (2) of the Penal Code – criminal law – ingredients of aggravated robbery.

Evidence – non recovery of stolen property– whether in the event of non recovery of stolen items the offence of aggravated robbery is not proved – evidence – identifying witness.

 

The two accused persons were indicted of robbery c/s 285 &286 (2) of the Penal Code Act. They were both convicted as charged.

 

JUDGMENT

The accused persons, Kirabira Ssalongo Abasi (A1) and Nsubuga Bosco (A2), are charged with the offence of aggravated robbery contrary to sections 285 and 286(2) of the Penal Code Act.

The particulars of the offence for which the accused persons are charged read as follows: