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Gulu: Banana thief sentenced

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Grade 1 Magistrate, Isaac Kintu Imorant on Friday sentenced to 4-years in jail a man accused of stealing Bananas from Lugore Prison Farm in Patiko Sub County, Gulu district.

David Obalo aged 36 was found guilty of stealing 30 bunches of bananas valued at 600,000 shillings belonging to the principal officer of Lugore Prison Farm-Mwebaze Laban.

The prosecution told the court that Obalo sold the bananas to one Musasizi Deborah claiming they were from his farm.

The prosecution also noted that Musasizi later went to buy more bananas from Lugore Prison Fram from where she was told that many bananas were being stolen and she revealed who was selling to her the bananas.

Grade 1 Magistrate, Kintu while passing his judgment said it’s the duty of the court to protect the property of citizens by taming people like Obalo.

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