Mathew Kanyamunyu Freed After 3 Years in Prison

Kampala businessman, Matthew Kanyamunyu has been released from custody after serving his five year Jail term for shooting dead child rights activits , Kenneth Akena in 2016.

Kanyamunyu was sentenced to five years and one month in Jail but he has served three years and five months upon remission.

Ugand prison authorities disclosed that the businessman was released on Friday morning.

“Some days are awarded to a hardworking and disciplined prisoner and this is an entitlement for prisoners sentenced beyond one month. Kanyamunyu benefitted from this remission and his earliest period of discharge landed him today, April, 12, 2024.” prisons spokesperson confirmed.

During his sentence,High Court Stephen Mubiru said he opted for a lighter sentence since Kanyamunyu was a first – time offender but also took the victim to the hospital.

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“Kanyamunyu is aged 43 years and he is a first offender, after shooting him, he realised the gravity of his actions and rushed the deceased to hospital where he told the doctors what had happened and attempted to save his life. He sought out the deceased’s family and community leaders and asked for forgiveness. He suffers from hypertension; he is a single parent to 4 minor children.”

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