High Court has acquitted Entebbe businessman Ivan Katongole and two others, who were accused of murdering women in Wakiso.
The acquittal followed the judges evaluation of evidence which he found insufficient to put the accused on defense.
Whoever was in charge of investigations of this case did a bad job; this has been a useless, expensive and tedious investigation which could have been avoided Judge Wilson Kwesiga ruled.
The judge added that the investigations were done in bad faith because none of the prosecution witnesses connected the accused persons to the scene of crime or commission of these offences.
Justice Kwesiga pointed out that most of the witnesses who were produced in court were police officers including detectives who didnt investigate any thing relevant to this case.
The issue of unresolved killings in Entebbe was of public interest which needed to be handled first before witnesses disappear or forget, he said.
Immediately after acquiring the trio, court erupted in celebrations by mostly relatives and friends of the suspects.
In June 2018, Katongole a business man dealing in Fish export at Kasenyi landing site was charged jointly with the deceaseds sister Hellen Nabaggala and a one Andrew Kizito who all pleaded not guilty to the offense of murder.
The victim, who was a hair dresser at Kitala zone and believed to have been the 5th woman to be killed in Entebbe was allegedly murdered on the 24th of July 2017 and her body was recovered from a banana plantation with sticks inserted in her private parts
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