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Uganda to Hand Out Near-Life Sentences to Electric Infrastructure Vandals

Uganda to Hand Out Near-Life Sentences to Electric Infrastructure Vandals

Following the passing of Uganda’s new Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 on Wednesday, Ugandans found guilty of vandalizing electricity infrastructure may face a fine of $283,764.96 (Shs 1-billion) or a 15-year jail sentence, just five years short of the Ugandan life sentence term of 20 years. This passing of the bill comes at a time when…