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Man Jailed 50 Years For Murder, Aggravated Robbery

Prosecution led by Amina Akasa told court that the duo after reaching Lukaya told Mukasa to stop at a nearby bush so that they can to ease themselves. She says that shortly after the car had stopped the duo strangled Mukasa to death.
A 30-year-old man has been jailed 50 years for murder and aggravated robbery.

Ibra Kasekende 30, a cobbler in Kampala, killed Musa Mukasa a special hire driver and robbed his vehicle an Ipsum registration number UAV 473B.

Court presided over by Masaka Resident judge, Justice Winfred Nabisinde on Thursday heard that Kasekende and his friend Lukyamuzi Yasin, on 24th July 2016, hired Mukasa from Kampala to take them to Kalungu to visit their relatives.

Prosecution led by Amina Akasa told court that the duo after reaching Lukaya told Mukasa to stop at a nearby bush so that they can ease themselves.

She says that shortly after the car had stopped the duo strangled Mukasa to death.

Akasa told court that Kasekende and Lukyamuzi dumped the body at Kabale Maguluka B Village in Kyamulibwa Sub County, Kalungu district.

Court also heard that Kasekende was arrested in Bukomansimbi district trying to sell the deceased’s vehicle.

The Defense lawyer Regina Tronera asked court to give the convicts minimum sentences since they were remorseful for the crime they committed.

However Justice Nabisinde sentenced Lukyamuzi to 45 years imprisonment for murder while Kasekende was sentenced to 50 years in prison for murder and aggravated robbery.  





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