By Sania Babirye
The high court in Kampala is today expected to hear the second bail application filed by Matthew Kanyamunyu and his two co accused that are charged with the murder of social worker Kenneth Akeba.
The bail application will be heard by high court judge Yasin Nyanzi.
This is the second time that Mathew Kanyamunyu, his brother Joseph Kanyamunyu and his girlfriend Cynthia Munwagari are asking for the temporary release pending their trial after high court judge Elizabeth Kabanda denied granting them bail for failing to present substantial ground like poor health or old age.
These are accused of killing social worker Kenneth Akena at Lugogo in Kampala in November 2016 and are currently waiting to face trial after being committed by the DPP.
Prosecution states that on the 12th/November 2016 along Jinja High way in Kampala opposite the Uganda Manufacturer’s Association (UMA) , with malice thought shot at Kenneth Akena who later died at Norvik hospital in Kampala.
Akena however is said to have left a dying declaration saying he was shot by Kanyamunyu.