Criminal law

Atyam Patrick and Anor v Uganda ((Criminal Appeal No.1 of 2001)) [2002] UGSC 30 (16 July 2002);


Search Summary: 

The Appellants were tried for and convicted by the High Court of
murder. Their appeal to the Court of Appeal was dismissed. They
appealed on only one ground, namely that the key witness could not
have identified the attackers' of the deceased. 

Headnote and Holding: 

The court observed
there was sufficient evidence to show that the witness was in a
position to positively identify the attackers of the deceased and the
witness himself.
The appeal was thereby dismissed.


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