City Pastor Arrested For Murder, Connives With Cops To ‘Kill’ Case

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By Spy Uganda

Kampala:  A female Pastor in Kampala is facing murder charges after  allegedly commanding the torture and murder of one of the Christians in her neighbourhood, who she tied on a tree and executed Idd Amin style!

Prudence Kyomuhendo, a Pastor in Kisaasi, a Kampala suburb, is facing murder charges vide file No.SD reference: 04/23/10/2019 CRB 140/2019 of Kira Road Police,  accused of murdering Godwill Muhindo.

Godwil Muhindo’s body lying at the scene

Gad Masereka, brother to the deceased, alleged that Muhindo aka Brown Victor was brutally murdered on Wednesday morning, October 23, 2019, after being violently arrested by three men on orders of Kyomuhendo in Dungu zone, Kisaasi near the Police CCTV cameras, where he resided. They tied him on a tree with ropes and hit him until he died, Muhindo narrated to this reporter.

According to eyewitnesses, the three men who arrested Muhindo were identified as Masaja Jinavilla, James Ainamani, and Bigirimana Kanyama. They tied him on a tree at around 05:30Am and with the assistance of Kyomuhendo beat him to death.

“On the fateful day, I found my brother Muhindo, with his body tied on a tree in the compound of Kyomuhendo’s residence. She was nowhere to explain why my brother had been tied on a tree and murdered,” Masereka painfully narrated.

However, according to Kyomuhendo’s  statement at police, Muhindo was arrested in the morning at around 05:00am by three men, one working at a bar called Monalisa and  two others working at a nearby car parking. After arresting him, they took him to Kyomuhendo’s home and called for help from neighbours, her state read in part.

She said after opening for the three men, she entered her house, got a walking stick and started beating Muhindo. Later, she got ropes and with the help of the three men tied him on the tree  in her compound.

It is alleged that they clobbered him for over an hour until he died.Shortly after the incident, police arrived at the crime scene,  arrested and took Kyomuhendo to Universal police post, where she narrated how she and the three participated in the brutal murder of Muhindo. She was thus charged with murder.

Mean while, when police started investigating, they found some of the sticks the murderers had used to kill him hidden under the pulpit in  Kyomuhendo’s church. Eyewitnesses further said the late was first taken to the church before he died.

Pastor Kyomuhendo Connives With Cops To Kill Case:

Masereka told this website that after burying his brother with the rest of the family, they went back to Kira Road Police where the case had been transferred. However, when they reached there, they were shocked to learn that Kyomuhendo had allegedly connived with Cops there and changed the murder case into a manslaughter.

“We as family members first heard that the suspect was released and when we went to Kira Road police station on November 7, 2019, we were told that Court at City Hall had remanded the suspect to Luzira prisons which we refused to accept. We proceeded  to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in Kampala and I’m happy because they have picked interest in the matter and called for the file,” Masereka on Thursday.

The office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) finally called case file with SD reference: 04/23/10/2019 CRB 140/2019 after  the  complainant filed a  complaint with his office  that police at Kira Road station were conniving with the relatives of Kyomuhendo Prudence to change the charges from murder to manslaughter.

In the complainant’s petition that was delivered to the DPP’s office, Masereka expressed his worry and alleged unfairness about how police handled his case.

Letter from the Office of the DPP to the Regional Officer an accessible web community an accessible web community

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