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Bombo killer soldier gets 90-year jail sentence

By Vision Reporter

Added 4th June 2013 05:29 PM

A UPDF soldier, Private Patrick Okot has been sentenced to 90 years in Prison after the General Court Martial found him guilty of murder.

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A UPDF soldier, Private Patrick Okot has been sentenced to 90 years in Prison after the General Court Martial found him guilty of murder.

By Vision Reporter

A UPDF soldier, Private Patrick Okot has been sentenced to 90 years in Prison after the General Court Martial found him guilty of murder.

Delivering the sentence, Court chairman Brig. Fred Tolit said prosecution proved beyond reasonable doubt that Okot committed the offence.

Okot was charged with ten counts of murder and five other criminal charges.

The five charges include one count of aggravated robbery, three counts of attempted murder and failure to protect war material.

Prosecution said Okot gunned down Sgt. Onesmus Adule, Cpl. Isaac Osele, Sgt. Joel Obote, Warrant officer II Francis Musana, Pte. Teddy Namatovu, Amina Asolo, Wilfred Oriba, Sarah Akol and Florence Akulu   on March 8, 2013  at a local bar in Mpakawero village.

He was also accused of having attempted to murder Francis Ogugu, Grace Asiyo and Akibalu Isule on the same day.

 

Bombo killer soldier gets 90-year jail sentence

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