Muhammad Sebuufu, the owner of Pine Car bond, together with his co-accused who were Monday sentenced to 40 in Prison for murder, have filed an appeal challenging both their conviction and sentence.
The convicts, who are accused of murdering businesswoman Donah Katushabe, lodged a notice of appeal notice before the High Court expressing their dissatisfaction with the decision of Justice Flavia Anglin Senoga.
In the notice filed to the High Court Civil Registry by the appellants’ lawyers of Alaka and Company Advocates as well as Ochieng Associated Advocates and Solicitors; all the convicts stated that they were aggrieved by the whole judgment, sentences and orders of the trial judge.
As such, the lawyers formally wrote to the Registrar High Court Criminal Division seeking records of proceedings and judgment of the case.
“Our clients are aggrieved and dissatisfied with the judgment of Her Lord Ship Honorable Lady Justice FLAVIA ANGLIN SENOGA in respect of this matter, have instructions to appeal, we have duly filed a Notice of appeal in the High court and we shall have it served on the Court of Appeal” reads part of the letter
These asked for the certified copies of the judgment so that they can be able to formulate their grounds of appeal
The appellants include Steven Lwanga who was sentenced to seven years after being convicted of Accessory after the fact, Muhammad Sebuufu, Kayinza Godfrey, Mirambe Philp, Tasingika Paul, Sentongo Damaseni and Shaban Oduttu who were convicted of murder, Aggravated Robbery and Kidnap with intent to murder and sentenced to 40,20 and 30 years for the respective charges
On top of that, they were ordered to compensate the deceased’s family with 100 million shillings