Policeman who killed Ronald Ssebulime sentenced to 20 years

Ssebulime was killed by police officers in 2019 in Mukono district on suspicion that he was trailing the then State Minister for Information, Communication and Technology, Aidah Erios Nantaba.  

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David Ssali (Top), late Ronald Ssebulime (Left) and Kayunga District Woman MP Aidah Nantaba.

Policeman David Ssali has been convicted of shooting and killing of Ronald Ssebulime and sentenced to 20 years in prison by Mukono court.

Although he had initially denied the charges, Twiine Charles, the CID spokesperson said Ssali changed his earlier plea of not guilty upon realising the overwhelming evidence against him.

“Corporal Ssali David the officer that shot and killed Ssebulime has been convicted on his own plea of guilty and has been sentenced to 20 yrs.
Accused changed his plea after noticing overwhelming evidence against him from the investigating officers,” Twiine said in a short statement released on Monday.

Ssebulime was killed by police officers in 2019 in Mukono district on suspicion that he was trailing the then State Minister for Information, Communication and Technology, Aidah Erios Nantaba.  

It’s said that the officers swang into action after the Kayunga District Woman MP tipped Nagalama police station that two men riding a grey Suzuki Sports motorcycle registration number UDL 822A were trailing her in a suspicious manner.
Consequences, Ssebulime was arrested, handcuffed and dumped on a police patrol van before they pulled him down and shot him dead. 

Unfortunately, it later turned out that Ssebulime was an innocent man going to visit his children at school in Kabimbiri.

Corporal David Ssali was arrested alongside Police Constables Ronald Opira and Ronald Baganza.   

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