Eight Rwandans sentenced 13 months imprisonment in Uganda


Eight Rwandan nationals were on Tuesday sentenced to thirteen months in prison or to pay a fine of Shs 300.000 for  illegal entry into the country.

Chimpreports broke the story, Chief Magistrate Julius  Borore Kyaka  heard from prosecution led by  Gloria Inzikuru,  that the suspects on 28th April 2018 at Katuna town council  in Kabale district, eight Rwandans were found unlawfully in Uganda soil.

The prisoners are Uwinduhaye Uwidonata 22, Uwimbabazi Karesi 23, Shantali Benemariya 27, Ajerie Mukunddantayambaje 23, Shantali Mukansiina 24, Habyarimana 24 Alex Sheema  and Mutumbashimimana

However,These all pleaded guilty to the charges and asked court to be lenient and let them return home because they committed the crime unknowingly.

These told court that they were only looking for work to support themselves and their families.

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