Aponye’s driver remanded to Ntungamo Government prison
Moses Buyinza Isabirye, the driver of the late Apollo Nyegamehe, also known as Aponye, has been remanded to Ntungamo Government Prison.
Isabirye appeared before the Ntungamo Grade One magistrate on Wednesday, Shalon Nasuna on charges of causing death through reckless driving and causing bodily injuries through reckless driving, under the Traffic and Road Safety Act 1998, as amended by Act number 6 of 2020.
The prosecution, led by Ntungamo State Attorney, Laudel Twinomugisha, informed the court that on July 6th, at approximately 9:00 PM, while driving a V8 Toyota Land Cruiser REG No. UBF 300Z at Itojo along the Mbarara-Ntungamo road in Ntungamo district, Isabirye caused bodily injuries to Joshua Karamuzi and caused the death of Apollo Nyegamehe.
Buyinza pleaded not guilty to the charges and was remanded until August 1st when he will appear again for the mention of his case.
The body of Aponye, was on Wednesday laid to rest at his ancestral home in Kitaburaza village, Muhanga town council, Rukiga district.