SFC soldier sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of civilian

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Special Force Command (SFC) soldier, Private (Pte) Julius Ecee, has been sentenced to life in prison for murder and will also serve 40 years for aggravated robbery.

Lt. Col. Moses Nabasa, who chaired the 01 Special Forces Group Division Court Martial sitting in Loro Town Council in Oyam District, found Ecee guilty of fatally shooting Isaac Okola Kizito, 19, and injuring two others in Loro-Oyam District on December 26, 2023.

He also convicted Ecee of robbing a hardware shop belonging to Robert Obote of Shs65,000 during the crime that happened after he had absconded from his guard duties in Waza.

During the robbery, Ecee also shot and injured Innocent Obwol, 25, a boda boda rider, and Emmanuel Okello, a UPDF soldier attached to Air Force Base at Nakasongola who were just passing by.

Ecee has 14 days to appeal.

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