Man accused of rape sent to Luzira prison

By Sania Babirye

A man who used a knife to rob and after rape a woman has been remanded to Luzira prison.

The suspect has been identified as Sentongo Ramathan.

He was arraigned before Kampala high court judge Yasin Nyanzi and he denied the offense of rape and aggravated robbery.

He has now further been remanded to Luzira prison until 26th of this month for trial to commence.

Prosecution states that in the month of January 2015, at Wandegeya Katanga zone in Kampala district, Sentongo Ramathan and others still at large robbed the victim names disclosed 4,500,000 Ugandan shillings before raping her on Knife point.