UPDF Officer Handed 10 Years for Murdering Toddler

Makindye General Court Martial has sentenced a UPDF officer W.O. Salongo Paul Mugenyi who was convicted of murdering a 2-year-old baby using an SMG Rifle on 6th July 2011 in Nyendo Masaka District.

Mugenyi, buy information pills a reserve force operative attached to Masaka Reserve Force central barracks is said to have shot dead baby Julian Nalwanga.

Mugenyi was convicted by the same court last evening after prosecution proved beyond reasonable doubt that it was Mugenyi who killed the innocent young girl.

Before court chairman Lt. Gen Andrew Gutti sentenced the convict, dosage state had asked court for a serious punishment because he killed an innocent young child, no rx shooting her fatally in the head.

The defense however asked court for a lenient sentence since Mugenyi is a first offender first offender with no previous criminal record and the sole bread winner of the big family.

The convict had also been on remand for five years.

In his ruling the court chairman handed the convict ten years, pointing out that the constitution orders courts of laws not to sentence first offenders to long jail sentences.

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