Kampala city motor rally driver and Panamera bar proprietor Andrew Kananura alias Desh Kananura and his brother Raymond Kananura have been pinned for murdering Babdru Katerega
According to the state witness, a former employee at panamera bar, Desh Kananura and his brother, severely beat the deceased after they reported found him in possession of money.
Today, Kampala high court judge Justice Joseph Mulangira resumed the hearing of the case in which Kampala city motor rally driver and Panamera bar proprietor Andrew Kananura alias Desh Kananura, his brother Raymond Kanamura and other three people are charged with the murder of Badru Katerega, a former employee at the bar.
Desh kananura and his co-accused were pinned by Emmanuel Tahika also a former employee the bar.
According to Tahika on 30th September 2012, the late Badru Katerega was severely beaten by their boss, Desh Kananura, his brother and three other people on desh’s security detail after they recovered a 10,000 shillings note from him. He describes the beatings as “Rough and random”
He adds that Badru’s pleas of mercy yielded nothing and instead led to the flogging of another employee, Kenneth Kirenzi whom the deceased pointed out as the source of the money.
He goes ahead to describe the working condition at the bar as “pathetic” since such beating were not a rare sight.
However his testimony was faulted by the Defense lawyer who claim that it was tailored due the contradiction it had with the police statements recorded by the witness
Prime suspect in the case, however refutes the allegations saying they have tarnished his personal life and his business
According to prosecution, the accused on September 30, 2012, allegedly tortured Badru Katerega to death after they found him with 30, 000 shillings that exceeded the amount allowed to be held by any worker at the bar.Kateregga was an employee at Panamera bar and Restaurant, located in the city suburb of Naguru.
The case is prosecuted by senior state attorney Jane Kajuga Okuo while lawyers Geoffrey Nagumya, and Alex Tuhimbise defend the accused.