Mujinya pleaded guilty and asked for a lenient punishment on grounds that he was the sole familys breadwinner.
The High Court in Bushenyi has sentenced a 32- year old man to sixteen years for defiling a 3-year old girl.
Court presided over Justice Dr.Flavian Zeija heard that in 2015, John Mujinya while at Runya village Kyabandara parish- Sheema district defiled a juvenile after she was left home alone by her mother.
Prosecution told court that when the mother returned from Church, she found the daughter in pain and bleeding from the private parts.
Mujinya pleaded guilty and asked for a lenient punishment on grounds that he was the sole family's breadwinner.
After the judgement, Mujinya was quickly whisked away by prison warders at Nyamushekyera government prison.