Crime & Investigation

Nsenga Widow In Court Today


more about geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Prosecution alleges that Uwera on January, buy 10, 2013 reportedly knocked her husband dead at the entrance of their home in Bugolobi, a Kampala suburb.

In July, court was compelled to remand Uwera to Luzira prison, saying police had failed to provide them with the charge file.

Police claim there is no evidence to charge Uwera with murder.

Uwera (R) denies killing her husband intentionally

Uwera was last month denied bail by the Nakawa Chief Magistrate, Wilson Masalu Musene.

The judicial official said the suspect had failed to “prove any exceptional ailment by availing court with a medical report of her suffering from ulcers, chronic malaria and high blood pressure for the one month she has been in prison.”

Uwera’s lawyers had also argued that she had spent three months in detention at the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) in Kireka as detectives investigated the alleged murder.

Uwera bidding farewell to his departed husband early this year

The magistrate said the “legal detention that I know starts on the day when a suspect appears in court and my court is not responsible for her illegal detention at Kireka.”

Uwera denies premeditated murder of her husband.


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