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Final submissions in murder case against UPDF soldier

Hearing of the case of a UPDF soldier accused of shooting dead three people and injuring another has been adjourned till tomorrow for both prosecution and defense sides to make their final submissions.

This comes after court heard from four witnesses today who included 10 year old Patience Kwagala and her mother Winnie Nakato. They said that on the fateful day, they saw three women fighting with an armed soldier outside a house.

They added that they then saw two men emerge from inside the house and join the fight.

And that it is at this point that they heard gun shots but it was not clear had pulled the trigger.

The division court martial sitting at Luzira Church of Uganda Primary School is chaired by Col Godfrey Kakama with the help of seven others.

Lance Corporal Herbert Rwakihembo is said to have shot dead three people and injuring on December 10th at Luzira, a Kampala suburb.

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