The Kanyamunyus and lady friend Cynthia Munangwari in Nakawa court. T

The prime suspects in the murder of Kasese child protection specialist, Kenneth Akena Watmon, Mathew Kanyamunyu and his two co-accused will spend the festive season in prison.

Nakawa Grade One Magistrate Noah Ssajjabi remanded the three to Luzira prison till January 3.

Mathew, his girlfriend Cynthia Munywangari and brother Joseph Kanyamunyu had appeared before the court for the mention of their case.

However, state attorney Rachael Nabwire told court that investigations into the murder are ongoing and asked for more time for completion.

The case was adjourned to January 3, 2017.

The trio is accused of murdering Social Worker Kenneth Akena Watmon on November 12, somewhere along the Kampala-Jinja highway near the Malik car bond opposite Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) in Nakawa Division.