Boda Rider Sentenced To A Year In Jail For Riding Without Permit
City Hall Court presided over by grade one magistrate Moses Nabende, has sentenced a boda boda rider to a one year and two months imprisonment after finding him guilty of driving a motor cycle without a driving permit and a third party insurance.
While fining him, the magistrate ruled that evidence adduced by prosecution’s four witnesses was sufficient enough to prove that he committed the offense.
The magistrate also ordered him to pay a fine of 1.1million shillings in case he fails to serve a 14 months’ imprisonment.
Prosecution led by Pamela Orogot states that, Ssekitoleko on July 28th 2017 at Acacia Avenue in Kampala at around 9: 00pm was found driving a motor cycle without a driving permit and third party.
The convict was arrested by police officers from Kira road police station who were patrolling the area.