Youth committed to free trial

By Sania Babirye

Two youths who were arrested for allegedly stealing two hand watches and two pair of shoes from road passers using a hummer have been committed for trial in the high court.

19 year old Michael Nabuka and 25 year old Brian Kimera have been committed by City hall court grade one magistrate Beatrice Kainza.

This is after state informed court that the Director of public prosecutions has completed investigations into their case and wants them committed for trial

Some of the evidence which the DPP intends to adduce against the accused show that on the 14th of July 2018 at Kyamuka zone Kyebando in Kawempe division, the two accused persons with the help of a hummer robbed Cosmas Mukalazi and Christopher Mubiru of their watches and shoes.

Prosecution further states that the victims who owns a joint shop that deals with electronic on the same date around midnight while going home they landed in a gang of 6 men who attacked them beat and hit them with a hummer on their heads and lost consciousness.

It’s alleged that upon regaining consciousness they noticed that their shoes and watches which they were put on were robbed.

These have now further remanded to Luzira prison until when the high court will fix a date for trial .