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Rafiki killer sentenced to 11 years in jail

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Added 30th July 2020 11:08 AM

The 25-year-old silverback was fatally stabbed in the abdomen last month.

Rafiki killer sentenced to 11 years in jail

Rafiki, a 25-year-old gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, was fatally stabbed in the abdomen by poachers last month. (File photo)

The 25-year-old silverback was fatally stabbed in the abdomen last month.

JUSTICE

The Kabale Chief Magistrate's Court has sentenced Felix Byamukama to 11 years in prison for killing Rafiki, a silverback in Bwindi impenetrable National Park.

The 25-year-old gorilla was fatally stabbed in the abdomen last month.

Here is a statement from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) released on Thursday:



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