The house-help in Uganda who was shown brutally abusing a two year old baby on video is to be tried afresh in court after the Prosecutor said she had been tried in a wrong court.
According the Ugandan press, the prosecutor, Mike Chibita said the city hall court where the housemaid was tried did not have the powers to do so, therefore terming it as null and void.
Jolly Tumuhirwe the house maid had pleaded guilty to the offence of torture that was carried on Monday.
The suspect will now be expected to plead guilty or innocent on fresh charges at Buganda Road Chief Magistrate court where the case was transferred for the retrial.
“The trial is set to start afresh before another court as the earlier plea she entered was null and void,” said Chimbita
He said that the plea of guilt in the wrong court was also a nullity.
The House maid aged 22, pleaded guilty for torturing a baby of her boss in Uganda and asked for forgiveness from court. The toddlers parents parents and everyone who watched the video that went viral were astonished by her actions.
– The Star