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Businessman Acquitted of Entebbe Women Murders :: Uganda Radionetwork
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Businessman Acquitted of Entebbe Women Murders

On Thursday Justice Wilson Kwesigwa the head of the Criminal Division acquitted the three suspects saying that they had no case to answer in relation to the death of Nakimuli.
Businessman Ivan Katongole in the dock before he was acquitted
The High Court has acquitted the key suspect in the women murders in Entebbe and Nansana, Wakiso district.

Ivan Katongole a fish dealer at Kasenyi landing site in Katabi town council, Wakiso District, Andrew Kizito and Hellen Nabaggala were arrested in 2017 for the murder of Rose Nakimuli, a hairdresser in Entebbe, Wakso District.

On Thursday Justice Wilson Kwesigwa the head of the Criminal Division acquitted the three saying that the three suspects had no case to answer in relation to the death of Nakimuli.

Justice Kwesigwa said that prosecution had failed to produce sufficient evidence linking the accused persons to the scene of crime.

Nakimuli a hairdresser in Katabi Village was one of the 23 women brutally murdered after being sexually abused in areas of Katabi Town council and Nansana Municipality in 2017.

Nakimuli's body was discovered in a banana plantation with sticks stuffed in her private parts a day after her murder on July 24, 2017.

During the trial, several witnesses told court that Nabaggala and Kizito were been in the bar with Nakimuli on the night of her murder.



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