Aponye’s Driver, Buyinza Charged and Remanded To Ntungamo Prison

Moses Buyinza Isabirye, the driver of the late business mogul Apollo Nyegamehe, also known as Aponye, has been remanded to Ntungamo Government prison.

Buyinza appeared before the Ntungamo grade one magistrate, 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 6, at approximately 9:00 pm, while driving a V8 Toyota Land Cruiser registration number, UBF 300Z at Itojo along the Mbarara-Ntungamo road in Ntungamo district, Buyinza caused bodily injuries to Joshua Karamuzi and caused the death of Nyegamehe when he rammed into a stationary trailer. 

Buyinza pleaded not guilty to the charges and was remanded until August 1 when he will appear again for the mention of his case.

Aponye was laid to rest on Wednesday at his home in Kigo village, Muhanga town council, Rukiga district. Aponye was traveling with his brother and Buyinza who survived with injuries.

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