By Spy Uganda
Kampala: The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) General headquarters Division Court Martial (DCM) that sat at Marine Brigade Headquarters in Buliisa District on 16th-18th September 2020, sentenced RA/241764 Pte Rubagumya Cephas to ninety years imprisonment for shooting and killing his commander Lance Corporal Businge Benaerd RA/205293 while at Mulima detach in Buliisa District, contrary to section 188 & 189 of the panel code act Chapter 120 of the laws of Uganda.
While sentencing RA/241764 Pte Rubagumya Cephas, Col Edson Muhanguzi said that the sentence should serve as a warning to all officers and men of UPDF.
“This sentence should serve as a warning to all gallant officers and men of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces especially Marine Brigade unit.” remarked the Chairperson of DCM.
The convict was told to appeal within fourteen days if the charge was too harsh to him and the court was adjourned.