In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 14th, September, 2020

Ugandan Businessman To Pay 10 Cows, three Goats To Household After Publicly Confessing To Killing Their Son (Video)

Ugandan Businessman To Pay 10 Cows, 3 Goats To Family After Publicly Confessing To Killing Their Son (Video)

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Mathew Kanyamunyu

Mathew Kanyamunyu, A businessman from Uganda has lastly admitted to the household of kid rights activist, Kenneth Akena Watson to killing their son, and agreed to pay 10 cows and three goats reparation for the offence.

Born on November 29, 1983 in Gandyang city, Kitgum district, late Akena, was working with ACODEV as a baby safety specialist below a USAID venture on the time of his loss of life in 2016.

It was gathered that Akena by chance knocked Kanyamunyu’s automotive in a parking zone in Lugogo, Kampala, and had reportedly gone to apologise to Kanyamunyu after the accident, when Kanyamunyu lowered the window of his automotive and shot him within the abdomen with a pistol at shut vary. In line with the household, a postmortem report revealed two bullets inside Akena’s physique.

Akena died a number of hours later at Norvic hospital, the place he had been taken by the accused.

Kanyamunyu has since then been on trial collectively along with his Burundian girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari and sibling Joseph Kanyamunyu who allegedly hid the killer gun. However all through the trial, Kanyamunyu and his girlfriend insisted that they solely took Akena to hospital pretty much as good Samaritans.

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Nonetheless, in an alleged dying declaration, Akena reportedly advised his relations that he was shot by the identical individuals who took him to hospital.

Final month, Kanyamunyu’s household sought the intervention of Acholi Spiritual Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI) and Acholi Cultural Establishment to dealer a reconciliation settlement between them and Akena’s household to discover a closure to the case.

Dr John Baptist Odama, the Gulu Archbishop backed by Rwot David Onena Acana II, the paramount chief of Acholi persuaded Akena’s household who in flip opened as much as the negotiations. The reconcilers summoned the 2 households for the primary assembly that was held on Saturday, in Gulu.

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The assembly that was held below tents at Ker Kwaro Acholi compound, was presided over by Rwot Acana II as a chief witness. A council of six elders cross-examined Kanyamunyu as a requisite step of previous to Mato Oput – a clan or family-centred reconciliation observe.

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A household supply aware about the negotiations says that Kanyamunyu, pictured above, made a step-by-step recount of what occurred between him and Akena on November 12, 2016, at Forest shopping center in Lugogo earlier than he pleaded for clemency from Ogom chiefs, Akena’s clan leaders.


“He admitted that he’ll make the identical confession earlier than the Excessive court docket in Kampala the place he’s being prosecuted to permit him to enter a plea discount,”
a supply mentioned.

The identical supply added that after the confession, the elders on the protocol of Mato Oput made an evaluation of 10 cows and three goats to be paid by Kanyamunyu’s household to which they agreed.

Requested what drove him to drag a set off on an harmless man, Kanyamunyu mentioned as much as at the present time, he has by no means comprehended the extent of “stupidity”, “foolishness” or “evil” that he even didn’t know he had in him on that fateful day when he pulled the set off.


“To be sincere I might be mendacity to you if I advised you that I’ve totally comprehended the tragedy of that day to this point. The stupidity, the foolishness, the evil that I exhibited on that day will not be one thing I knew was in. However now I acknowledge, now I acknowledge inside me, deep inside me, there may be evil that I didn’t find out about.
” Kanyamunyu mentioned.

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“I can by no means comprehend ever the magnitude of what’s inside me and that’s that I’m remorseful, that I’m sorry and that’s I ask in your forgiveness, I ask in your understanding and for time for this therapeutic course of to start and for time for me to grasp the magnitude of the tragedy,” Kanyamunyu added.

Underneath the last word Acholi custom justice system of Mato Oput , the accused individual should admit his/her mistake by a significant confession and should additionally settle for to pay reparations for the damages precipitated.

Ambrose Olaa, the prime minister of Acholi Cultural Establishment confirmed the reconciliation assembly. He mentioned the train was performed at Ker Kwaro Acholi by the Ogom clan below the Payira chiefdom of Acholi ethnic group.

The trial of Kanyamunyu and his co-accused was earlier this yr adjourned indefinitely by presiding choose Stephen Mubiru, the Gulu resident choose.

Nonetheless, Akena’s relations stay optimistic in regards to the pursuit of conventional justice by Kanyamunyu’s household is not going to derail them from persevering with with prison proceedings already earlier than the court docket.

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activist, to pay 10 cows, three goats reparation to household Mathew Kanyamunyu, a Ugandan businessman, who killed a baby rights activist Kenneth Akena Watmon, on Saturday afternoon, September 12, 2020, admitted to the crime and has agreed to pay 10 cows and three goats reparation for the offence. Born on November 29, 1983 in Gandyang city, Kitgum district, late Akena was working with ACODEV as a baby safety specialist below a USAID venture on the time of his loss of life in 2016. It was gathered that Akena by chance knocked Kanyamunyu’s automotive in a parking zone in Lugogo, Kampala. Akena had reportedly gone to apologise to Kanyamunyu after the accident, however Kanyamunyu as a substitute lowered the window of his automotive and shot him within the abdomen with a pistol at shut vary. In line with the household, a postmortem report revealed two bullets inside Akena’s physique. Akena died a number of hours later at Norvic hospital, the place he had been taken by the accused. Kanyamunyu has since then been on trial collectively along with his Burundian girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari and sibling Joseph Kanyamunyu who allegedly hid the killer gun. However all through the trial, Kanyamunyu and his girlfriend insisted that they solely took Akena to hospital pretty much as good Samaritans. Learn extra on www.lindaikejisblog.com

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