On top of manslaughter which claimed the life of one Charles Isanga, Joseph Eric Sakwa 38years was also charged with stealing 3 crates of beer, 8 trays of eggs, sachets of Empire waragi and Soda all valued at Sh429,000=. The Jinja Resident District Commissioner (RDC) was charged alongside two others at Jimja grade one magistrates court, on Friday afternoon.
Prosecution contends that Sakwa, Bumali Bazimbyewa 19years, Mohamed Simba 31years and others still at large, between March 22 and April 17, 2020 at Lwanda village in Jinja district, unlawfully caused the death of Charles Isanga contrary to section 187 and 190 of the Penal Code Act.
The trio are also to facing charges of malicious damage to property, when they willfully and unlawfully damaged a glass-counter also belonging to Isanga, which is contrary to section 335 of the Penal Code Act. They were remanded by grade one magistrate Happy Hann Komugisha to prison until May 13.