Uganda v Layika (Criminal Session Case No. 268/91) [1992] UGHCCRD 6 (13 August 1992)

Criminal law
Case summary
In imposing a lenient sentence of one and a half years in prison, the trial judge considered the following factors: The accused had pleaded guilty, thereby saving the court’s time The accused was a first offender The accused was young (28 years old) The accused had been on remand for close to 3 years The accused had been on state duty, guarding the state’s border with Kenya. The accused had been attacked by the deceased who tried to snatch his gun and throw him into the river.

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