Evidence Law

Sumbu Vs Uganda (CRIMINAL APPEAL No. 29 OF 2017) [2019] UGCA 12 (11 March 2019);


Search Summary: 

This was an appeal from the trial judge
sentence and conviction on embezzlement and
forgery and sentenced the appellant to 5 and 2
years respectively imprisonment.

Headnote and Holding: 

The court noted that they were aware of their
role as the first appellate court and how they
were supposed to re appraise the evidence and

reach an independent decision. That since the
monies were drawn from a bank in Arua, the
court had jurisdiction. That having admitted to
have stolen the money, he was rightly
convicted. That there was sufficient direct and
circumstantial evidence to pin the appellant.


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