Court Recalls Witnesses in Case Against Brutal DPC Joram Mwesigye

Buganda road court grade one magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu has Tuesday commenced fresh   hearing of the case where former Old Kampala Police station DPC Jorum Mwesigye is accused of assaulting a WBS Journalist, visit Andrew Lwanga.

This followed an application filed by state Prosecutor Cyngatho Patricia seeking court to allow them to recall all prosecution witnesses to testify afresh so that all exhibits they intend to rely on can be added on the court record

Joseph Settimba, a Bukedde TV journalist has been the first one to testify where he showed court a khaki trouser that he was wearing on the fateful day when Lwanga.

He has informed court that he is a real owner of a Grey Panasonic Video Camera which was among those damaged by the DPC.

The second person to take oath was Andrew Lwanga (the victim ) who informed court that by the time he was beaten, he was on duty capturing a demonstration using a Sony  PD 170 Black Video camera belonging to his employees, WBS Television.

“The camera I was using had the word WBS engraved on it but I don’t recall what transpired next after being beaten. What I know, that camera was taken to WBS by one of my workmates whom I can’t recall very well, who later took it to Police because by then I was in the hospital.”

Andrew Lwanga taking oath
Andrew Lwanga taking oath

The investigating officer who handled this matter Mrs Angenyo Maureen has informed court that on how she managed to collect all the exhibits which she said have been submitted to court.

“I received the grey Panasonic Camera from Ssetimba, I also got the torn Khaki trouser from the same person because by the time he came to Police he was dressed in the same trouser so one of the people around brought him a pair of pants  and he gave me the khaki trouser”


Angenyo informed court that he received the second camera which was being used Lwanga from a man who was only identified as Kakooza.

The case has been adjounned to August 4th when prosecution is expected to bring Galiwango Ronald, the second witness together with the Doctor who attended to Lwanga while in the hospital

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