Sidney Nsubuga Enoch has been sentenced to 30-years in prison for the murder of Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato,
Africa Review has the report:
A Ugandan court has handed a 30-year sentence to a man accused of murdering gay rights activist David Kato in January this year.
Sidney Nsubuga Enoch, 22, committed the crime after Kato repeatedly made sexual advances him, according to the prosecution evidence.
The body of the deceased was discovered in a house by one Kizza Akram, who had earlier left the duo together.
The hunt for Nsubuga culminated in his arrest when he was spotted by residents in Mukono district, who alerted the police. He was arrested after which he admitted to the murder charges brought against him.
Efforts to reach leaders of Uganda’s gay community were futile as they are said to be out of the country to receive a special award recognising them for their struggle in the fight for gay rights in Uganda.
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