Grade One Magistrate, Joan Aciro, of Kira Chief Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged and convicted eleven of the 21 people who were arrested by Police over sex partying on Saturday in Kireka.
The convicts include, Suzan Akwir, 25, Phiona Nalubega, 27, Prossy Nabukenya alias Nakimera, 20, Esther Apio, 26, Christine Nsereko, 21, Edith Nakimbugwe, 22, and Mariam Nakalembe, 20, Ali Mugisha, 26, Sabra Achen, 23, Shakira Nanteza, 28, and Irene Namatovu, 28.
They were charged and convicted on six counts of disobedience of lawful orders, negligent act likely to spread infection of disease, keeping a brothel, indecent practices, prostitution, and promoting trafficking in persons.The offences attract maximum jail sentences of three and seven years’ imprisonment, respectively. However, the owner of Tower Guest House in Kireka, Sharon Amutusimire, 26, where the offences were committed, denied the charges together with Yesiga Mugenyi, 20, a boda boda rider.Amutusimire faces separate charges of keeping a brothel and promoting trafficking in persons. “This court hereby convicts you on your own plea. But a plea of not guilty is entered for Amutusimire and Mugenyi,” Aciro said. Prosecution alleged that the accused and others still at large on October 10, 2020 at Kireka Tower Guest House, Kira Municipality in Wakiso district while in a sex party disobeyed lawful orders, namely curfew, of being in their homes between 9:00pm and to 5:30am issued by President Yoweri Museveni.