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Former cranes and sc villa manager Chris Mubiru has been convicted of sodomising the then 16 year old boy Emma Nyanzi after drugging him.

In the ruling made by magistrate Lillian Bucyana but read by the current chief magistrate Nabakooza Flavia the evidence that was brought before court pinning Mubiru by the five state witness was collaborating and it was crystal clear that Chris mubiru first drugged Nyanzi since the investigating officer found different types of drugs in mubiru’s house which sends one to unconscious status.

However Mubiru has acquitted of the second count of sodomizing George Owundi since he went into the act willingly.

In his prayer the state lawyer Peter Mugisha asked the court for a long custodial sentence since person of mubiru’s caliber are dangerous to the community especially to the youths

However Mubiru’s lawyer Moses Goloba prayed that his client be fined since his a family man and has been attending court on the regularly.

The magistrate has referred the sentence to the 18 of this month to enable her first hear from the victim.   It should be noted that having canal knowledge against the order of nature (sodomy) carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

Speaking shortly after the ruling Pastor Moses Solomon Male of national coalition against homesexuality and sexual abuses in Uganda this described the conviction as a victory to all Ugandans and the football fraternity.

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