24-year-old man sentenced to 42 years in jail

Posted: 2021-03-01T07:24:50Z
24-year-old man sentenced to 42 years in jail

A 24-year-old man has been been sentenced for 42 years in prison after pleading guilty of defiling three little girls. 

Bugembe George a resident of Kasisa Landing Site in Bujumba Sub County Kalangala District, was charged with defiling Two 7 and one 6 years old girls on the same day in 2018. 

While appearing before Masaka High Court Judge Her Lordship Victoria Nakintu Nkwanga Katamba, Bugembe was sentenced to 14 years for each victim he admitted to having raped. 

In the High Court Criminal session which is going on in Kalangala District, out of the 40 cases to be heard, 36 of them are defilement cases. 

The same court has sentenced Sserunjoji George William who is in critical condition over HIV/AIDs and Sickle Cells has been sentenced for 1 year after defiling a 12 Years PWD. 

Sserunjoji who couldn't walk on his own to Court and is aged 55 years, pleaded guilty to defiling a 12 years Person With Disability from Bwendero Village, Bujumba Sub County in 2016. 

Due to his condition, Sserunjoji has been sentenced for 1 year.  High Court Criminal Session is still going on in Kalangala District.