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IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF UGANDA
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Goram - - HonJustice -L.-E;-Mukasa'"lfikonyogo, DCJ
Ho_n .J.ustic_e__ A.__Twinomujuni, _JA
Hon Justice A.S. Nshimye, JA

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CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 284/2003
NO. 10359 SGT CANBERA DICKSON ::::::::::: APPELLANT
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UGANDA · · •· •••· · · · •· · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · RESPONDENT
JUDGMENT OF THE COURT
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The appellant was indicated and convicted of rape c/ s 117
and 118 of the Penal Code in the High Court of Gulu and
sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.

He appealed to this

Court against both the conviction and sentence.

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The following are the brief facts of the case as accepted by
the trial court.

The appellant is an army sergeant attached to Angoko army
guard Unit. On
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2nd

Feb 1999 armed with a gun, he came to

Kinombe here in Gulu municipality and murdered one
Olanya Romano his maternal uncle. He went back to
Ongako which was also his village. He terrorised people who
were living with his mother including the victim Akot Rose.
She was a young widow of his late brother who had a young

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child aged 3years. He forcefully led her on gun point,

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