THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

IN THE HIGH COURT OF UGANDA AT ARUA HOLDEN AT ARUA

CRIM. SESS. CASE 0098/2008

UGANDA

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PROSECUTOR
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FIBO ALEX

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ACCUSED

JUDGMENT
(Before Justice J.W. Kwesiga)

FIBO ALEX, the accused person in this case is indicted for murder under sections 188 and 189
of the penal code Act. It is alleged that on 22nd January, 2008 at Okalia village, in Arua District
the accused unlawfully and intentionary killed his wife called INZIKURU MARGARET.
On the 22nd day of January, 2008 the accused and the deceased spent most of the afternoon hours
of that day at RIKI market where they had gone separately. Both the accused and the deceased
spent time in the market drinking local waragi with other people in the market. At about 7.00
pm the accused and deceased met at home, quarreled and fought.

The accused picked a knife

and stabbed the deceased in the chest and she died due to severe hemorrhage and a punctured
spleen.
PW.1 Dr. Mugaya Julius, examined the body identified to him as that of INZIKURU
MARGARET. He found a stab wound between the 6th and 7th ribs and the cause of death as
severe bleeding leading to hypovolomic shock and raptured spleen.
PW.2 Dr. Asea Sam examined the accused and found him mentally normal, he had bruises on the
back, chest, ear, right knee and torn wounds on the mouth.

PW.3 OJOATRE GEOFREY, the brother of the accused stated that, he found FIBO at 9.00 pm
squatting near the dead body of the deceased.

FIBO was quiet and could not answer.
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