Criminal law

Androa Asenua & Anor v Uganda ((Cr.Appeal No.1 Of 1998)) [1998] UGSC 23 (2 October 1998);


Search Summary: 

This was an appeal from conviction and sentence of twelve year’s imprisonment. The ground of appeal was, that the court of appeal erred in law and fact in confirming the conviction and sentence of the appellant on insufficient evidence.  

Headnote and Holding: 

From the evidence that was before court, it was found that the appellant had no right of appeal as the offence against him had been proved satisfactorily basing on circumstantial evidence, and that, the offence with which he had been convicted of was punishable by death, thus a sentence of twelve years was appropriate.


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