Akena, 33, was allegedly shot by businessman Mathew Kanyamunyu after he reportedly scratched his car while trying to reverse. It is reported that Akena was shot in the stomach as soon as he came out of his car to express regret for the accident. He died moments later from Novic Hospital, along Bombo Road.
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.
In his bail application filed through his lawyers; Bashasha Company Advocates, Kanyamunyu who is currently on remand at Luzira prison for shooting to death a child rights activist, Kenneth Akena, lists 14 grounds in support of his release.
Mourners who gathered at Gang-dyang Ward, Pandwong Division in Kitgum Municipality today, asked government to explain what they called unchecked and unending possession of illegal firearms in the hands of the public. This, they say, continues to rob many of their lives without satisfactory answers.
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.
During a requiem mass at Mbuya today, Reverend Father Paulino Twesigye Mondo said Kenneth Watmon Akena loved God and people as evidenced by his commitment to serving children, the church and community. He says the police now has a task to investigate circumstances of his brutal killing.