By Najib Mulema
Brian Bagyenda has admitted that he killed his girlfriend.
The culprit is a son of Col Frank Bagyenda Kaka, the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) Director.
While appearing at High Court in Kampala on Thursday, Bagyenda through his lawyer Nsubuga Mubiru, pleaded guilty of murdering Enid Twijukye, 22, a former student of Ndejje University in 2017.
He made the plea before Justice Anthony Ojok Ayu, and asked for a moderate sentence.
However, Justice Ayu adjourned the session to Monday December 17, to allow both Prosecution and Defence meet and report to her the progress of their talks.
Prosecution alleges that the accused, on January 4, 2017, at Njobe Road plot 2, Luzira, Nakawa division in Kampala district, with malice aforethought, unlawfully caused the death of Twijukye.
On January 18th, Police arrested Bagyenda and his co-accused after telephone printouts from the mobile phone of the deceased showed that he was the last person to speak to Twijukye before she disappeared mysteriously from her home.
She was murdered and her body dumped in Namanve, Mukono District. Twijukye lived with her sister in Namugongo, Kira Municipality, Wakiso District.
On the eve of the fateful day, she left home and told her sister she was going to visit someone in Bweyogerere. The following day the deceased’s phones went off, prompting her mother Esther Mirembe Nkoko to contact her other daughters about her whereabouts.
Later, Police recovered Twijukye’s decomposing body in Namanve Forest, 11km away from the murder scene. At the time of death, Twijukye was working at Capital Shoppers in Ntinda and was due for graduation.
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