Kia Erin v Uganda (Criminal Appeal No. 172 of 2013) [2017] UGCA 70 (7 November 2017)

Criminal law
Case summary
Court held that trial courts are required to deduct from the sentence they were to impose upon a convict after taking into account of aggravating and mitigating factors, the period the convict has spent in pre-trial custody. Failure to do so rendered the sentence illegal.

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