Three sentenced to life imprisonment for murder

Uganda: six convicted of murdering South Sudan businessmen

Ugandan High Court judge Stephen Mubiru on Tuesday convicted six people of murdering two South Sudanese businessmen at Juba City hotel at Arua Park in Kampala and injuring another in 2018, DailyMonitor reported.

Justice Mubiru found the six guilty of murder, attempted murder and aggravated robbery.

However, the judge acquitted a former security guard, for lack of evidence linking him to the crime.

The court based its conviction on a witness’ account, which is collaborated by  a CCTV video footage , digital phone data records which showed there was active communication among the convicts and the masts, placing them at the scene of crime.

The  conduct of the suspects was also considered after the commission of this offence, including  disappearance from their respective places of work and homes .

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