Kaweesi was arrested after he was found in possession of a stolen car, a white Spacio number UAV 869M belonging to Madhusi Olubora at a garage in Ndeeba.
"Also, at 27 years of age, there is hope that the convict can reform," Justice Kwesiga added.
The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says some of the suspects were identified with the help of the security cameras as the ringleaders of the groups that started pelting security personnel with stones and destroyed vehicles belonging to police and military during the skirmishes in Magere, which broke out after police stop from leading a procession to Kamwokya.
"Even though there is hope that Abeine can reform after serving this jail sentence, aggravated defilement is now rampant in Uganda, so I sentence him to 20 years because we must protect girls," Justice Kwesiga said.
Michael Lakony, the LCV Chairperson Amuru says in most cases, the suspects use illegal stamps to stamp illegal receipts to give passage for the charcoals and animals including cattle and goats across the Nile to Nebbi district from Amuru district.
Alyanyo met his death when he went to excavate murrum from the site in Amuca parish in Lira City on Wednesday morning. His guardian, Bosco Ogwang, says excavating murrum and stone quarrying has been their mainstay activity for survival.