Life imprisonment

  • 11 child rapists in DR Congo sentenced to life imprisonment

    3 days ago
    A group of eleven militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been jailed for life for raping about 40 children, including at least one baby. The girls who were raped between 2013 and 2016 were aged between eight months and 12 years old.
  • Man sentenced to life imprisonment over fatal domestic row

    1 week ago
    A man who chopped off his girlfriend’s leg and both hands two years ago has been sentenced to life imprisonment. The sentence was made at the Makindu law courts before principle Magistrate Gerald Mutiso and senior state counsel Tito Wanga. At the time of judgement, the senior state counsel had recommended the maximum sentence as provided in the law for such an offence.