The trial of a murder case against city socialite Brian Kirumira aka Brian White has for the second time failed to kick off, after the failure to trace the police file.
When the case came up for hearing Monday, the state prosecutor Happiness Ainebyona informed court presided over by Makindye Court chief magistrate Elias Kakooza was informed that the Investigating officer had taken Brian White’s police file for purposes of settling the matter out of court and had not yet returned it.
Without the file, she is unable to know the developments on the settlement, she told court.
She thus asked court for more time to ‘consult with the DPP’ on whether to discontinue the case. The case has been adjourned to April 9, 2018.
Brian White and his ‘body guard’ Corporal Thomas Okoth attached to the police’s Crime Intelligence Headquarters, are accused of having shot Victor Bitwire on the night of December 13, 2018 at Brian White’s residence in Buziga, Munyonyo.