Munezero Vs Uganda (Criminal Appeal No. 270 of 2014) [2018] UGCA 99 (2 October 2018)

Criminal law
Case summary
The court considered whether the sentence was harsh and held that as a court of appeal, it is entitled to re appraise the evidence on record and reach an independent decision. That the general rule is that the appellate court shall not interfere with the order of the trial court unless it was reached on a wrong principle of law and hence led to a miscarriage of justice. That given the age of the appellant, the sentence was harsh in that the time spent on remand had not been deducted.

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