Friday 27th July 2018
By Sandra Tumwekwase
Grade one magistrate’s court in Bushenyi has today ordered a UPDF soldier to serve 23 months in prison or pay 300,000 as a court fine having been convicted of simple robbery.
Court presided over by his worship Mujuni Paul heard that on 6th September 2016 Katsigare Benon a resident of Buhimba ,Kitwe, Kyabugimbi and other five at large attacked Komushana Kellen while from burial and robbed her of her sh.170000 using actual violence.
According to the prosecution, Katsigaire dropped his identification documents during the attack which Komushana, the complainant took and reported to the police.
The convict pleaded not guilty to the offence saying his documents had been stolen by unknown person at the burial that same day.
He was also ordered to pay ug shs 1000,000 to the complainant in compensation for her stolen money and other bills incurred within one month from today or immediately after serving his months in prison.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website