The assessors who include Robert Budonga and Joan Asiimwe Ebong on Thursday advised Justice Wilson J Kwesiga to convict the accused person because the prosecution had proved its case against the accused person.
Justice Wilson Kwesiga the Head of Criminal Division of High Court
Court assessors have advised Court in Entebbe to convict
a car robbery suspect Jaludi Kaweesi.
Kaweesi was arrested after he was found in possession of a stolen car, a white
Spacio number UAV 869M belonging to Madhusi Olubora at a garage in Ndeeba.
Olubora, aged 33, claims that Kaweesi and two other people robbed
him on January 2nd at gunpoint at his residence in Kajjansi around 2 am.
According to the Olubora, the suspects allegedly broke into his
house, overpowered him, tied him up and proceeded to rob valuables including
6.8 million shillings in cash. He claims that after the assailants had left,
he was able to free himself after falling off the bed, to which he had been
tied and ran to one of his neighbours, whose phone he used to call the
The assessors who include Robert Budonga and Joan Asiimwe Ebong on Thursday advised Justice Wilson J Kwesiga to convict the accused person because the
prosecution had proved its case against the accused person.
They also believe that the witness accounts, particularly of the security
officers who were involved in the arrest of Kaweesi and recovery of the vehicle
Kaweesi allegedly drove the stolen vehicle to a garage to be sold
to a potential buyer.
Unknown to Kaweesi, the buyer was a security officer who had mobilized two other security personnel. He was later arrested and charged with
Last month, three expert witnesses led by William Iggama, a detective sergeant
also pinned Kaweesi saying he was found with the car on the day it was stolen.
also ruled that Kaweesi has a case to answer and will defend himself.
Justice Kwesiga has set Tuesday, November 3 when he will deliver the judgement.