The Judge asked the relevancy of all the questions but he was told by Alaka that they want to prove that Akena died of surgical operation and once the Pathologist brings in his handwritten notes so that they compare with the final findings in the typed copy. Mubiru seemed bitter and said he was in charge of his court as the grilling of the witness had become uncontrollable and misguided because the Defense seemed unprepared ,according to him.
The witness whose voice was recorded told court presided over by Justice Steven Mubiru that when they did the post mortem examination on Akena, they found two surgical instruments holding the lining of the intestines and seven towels all soaked in blood.
Early today, Kanyamunyu listed 14 grounds in support of his release. Core to the application is the denial for having been involved in the criminal acts that led to the death of child rights activist Kenneth Akena.
Matthew Kanyamunyu, his brother Joseph Kanyamunyu and girlfriend Cynthia Munangwari are suspected of being behind the shooting Kenneth Akena Watmon on November 12. Akena died hours later at Norvik Hospital.
Sanctioning of the file in this case does not necessarily mean completion of investigations as the Magistrates Court Act provides for remand and committal to the High Court within 365 days, once investigations are completed in capital offences.
One of the investigating officers who URN spoke to but preferred anonymity says, this case is as good as dead, without knowing the scene of crime, no murder weapon, we might as well be charging the suspect with taking the victim to hospital for medical care.
Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said government will brief parliament on the circumstances under which Kenneth Watmon Akena, a community development officer in Pader district, was shot dead at Lugogo Forest Mall parking area.
The family says they expect the police to do its work without giving room for prominence of the suspects or the suspects relatives to overshadow the justice they deserve. Akena, a Community Development Officer in Aruu North County in Pader District, died at Norvik Hospital on Sunday morning, hours after he was reportedly shot while at Lugogo Forest Mall parking area.
Kenneth Watmon Akena, a social worker hailing from Kitgum district succumbed to gunshot wounds at Norvik Hospital after being shot while at the Forest Mall parking area. A source at the Flying Squad Headquarters says both the gun and cartridge disappeared at the scene before police responded to a gunshot sound. This, according to the source, is a sign of a well-trained individual having shot Akena.