Justice Stephen Mubiru said he was convinced beyond reasonable doubt that Omuria committed the offence. Justice Mubiru said that he based on the testimony of the victim’s son who told the court that after they were chased from the house, he peeped through the makeshift door and saw Omuria raping her mother.
In his judgement, Justice Stephen Mubiru the former Gulu High Court Judge and the current Judge of the Commercial Court in Kampala said the maximum punishment for murder if death but it can be reduced if the accused is a first offender who shows possibility of reforming
Local leaders in the area say that the disputed land in question was before Gulu High Court which ruled in favour of Kabujji and his family and eviction of land grabbers was successfully conducted by authorities.
Court heard that the officers on 2nd April at Elegu Town Council in Amuru District, intentionally inflicted severe pain or suffering on 38 victims purportedly to punish them for disobeying a curfew. However, they all pleaded not guilty.
Florence Oryem and Michael Ouna were arrested on Wednesday and later on the day produced before Gulu Grade Magistrates Court on charges of malicious damage.
Prosecution alleges that the two on 30th of May this year mobilised hundreds of residents who demolished two grass thatched huts and several household properties belonging to Florence Adong, a witchdoctor operating in the area.
The charges include incitement of violence, disobedience of lawful orders and going armed in certain places contrary to section 75 (b) of the penal code act. Other counts include failure to prevent obstruction of traffic flow, confusion, or disorders during a public meeting contrary to Public Order Management Act, and failure to give right of way contrary to the traffic and road safety act.