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KANYAMUNYU OUT ON BAIL

By UTN Reporter

Kampala –The High Court in Kampala has granted bail to Joseph Kanyamunyu brother to murder suspect Mathew Kanyamunyu together with Cynthia Munwangari.

In his ruling, Justice Yasin Nyanzi said that the facts under which the two allegedly committed the offense are different from those of Mathew Kanyamunyu whom he ordered to remain in prison.

Justice Yasin Nyanzi ruled that according to evidence DPP intends to adduce against the three, Joseph and Cynthia were simply accessories to the murder of Social Worker Kenneth Akena that occurred on 12th November 2016 at Forest Mall, Lugogo along Kampala Jinja Highway.

The Judge then ordered that Joseph and Cynthia deposit Shs. 5 million each cash bail, and Kanyamunyu's family land title as security with court. The two will then report to registrar criminal division Emmanuel Baguma, every fort night for the first three months from.

As for the sureties who included relatives, they have been ordered to sign a non cash bond of Shs 50m each to ensure that the accused persons return to court.

The Judge said he will give his reasons why he has denied Mathew Kanyamunyu bail, on 30th March

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