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Phone Robber Gets 6 Years In Jail

High Court judge Steven Mubiru has sentenced Mayanja Douglas aka Terrorist, an 18year old to 6 years and 3 months in jail after pleading guilty of robbing two mobile phones using a knife.

Mubiru voluntarily pleaded guilty of the aggravated robbery charges against him and begged for a lenient sentence, on top of compensating the victim

Ibanda Julius, the victim asked the trial judge to sentence the convict to 8 years due to the suffering that he caused him, and also an order for compensation.

Having considered the period of one year and nine months the convict has spent on remand, the judge decided to sentence Mubiru to 6 years and 3 months

Evidence before court shows that on 9th February 2018 at 4.30 am, Ibanda Julius a resident of Kabowa village in Rubaga division Kampala district, saw Mayanja in his house as he grabbed two mobile phones which were in his sitting room.

He attempted to defend the property but Mayanja pulled out a knife to stab him.

He says under enough light in the room, he managed to identify the culprit.

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