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UGANDA: Motorcycle rider gets 30-year-jail term for raping passenger

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A boda boda rider has been found guilty of raping his female passenger and handed a handed a 30-year in jail term.

Mpigi High Court that was presided over by Lady Justice Winifred Nabisinde found

Christopher Damulira, a resident of Kanoni in Gomba District, guilty of raping a 17-year-old passenger.   

Prosecution told court that on March 29, 2018, Damulira was hired by his victim to take her to home several miles from Kanoni town.

However, according to prosecution, along the way, the convict pretended that his motorbike had run out of fuel in the middle of a forest.

According to prosecution, Damulira tried to seduce his victim to have sex with him but he was turned down. He later wrestled her to the ground, tore her knickers and forcefully had sexual intercourse with her.

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