By Our Reporter
20th Sept 2023
The case involving a 28-year-old businesswoman accused of stealing a motor vehicle belonging to Kigezi Diocese from the burial of the late Apollo Nyegamahe alias Aponye in Rukiga district was postponed to September 26, 2023.
Shamim Batariro, a resident of Ruhinja village in Wakiso district, stands accused of stealing a grey Suzuki vehicle with registration number UAT 478N on July 12, 2023.
The vehicle had transported clerics from Kikungiri Archdeaconry, led by Archdeacon Venerable Canon Amos Tweteise, to the burial service in Kitaburaza village, Muhanga town council.
On July 18, 2023, she was brought before the court and charged with stealing a motor vehicle valued at 17.7 million Shillings. Hearings began before the Kabale Chief Magistrates Court on August 10.
However, when the case came for mention on Wednesday, His Worship Julius Mutabazi, the Kabale Grade One Magistrate, postponed the case to September 26, 2023, stating that Kabale Chief Magistrate, Derrick Byamugisha, is currently on official duties. Batariro remains remanded.