The accused, RWAVIIRA STEVEN
is indicted for the offence
of defilement c/s 129 (1) of the Penal Code Act. The particulars of the offence
were that on the 14th
day of August 2002 at Mukuru
cell in the Mbarara
District he unlawfully had sexual intercourse with NANKUNDA ANNET
, a girl under the age of 18 years.
The accused denied having committed the offence
and for this court to determine his guilt or innocence the evidence as presented by the prosecution and the defence
has to be examined together.
The case as presented by the prosecution was briefly that the accused was a neighbour
and friend of the