The proprietor of Pine Car Bond, Muhammad Ssebuufu and six others have been sentenced to 40years each, and ordered to pay 100million UGX as compensation to late Donah Betty Katushabe family for the impunity and despicable act in which they committed the offence.
Ssebuufu is accused of torturing to death businesswoman Donah Betty Katusabe over a 9 million UGX car purchase debt.
Lwanga Steven the 8th convict, and special hire driver who picked the deceased from her home to meet her death, has been convicted for a lesser offence of being an accessory after an act, and has been sentenced to 7years imprisonment.
Katushabe was tortured to death on October 23, 2015 over a car debt she could not readily pay to Ssebuufu.
Katushabe bought a car from Pine Car bond at Shs13 million but she paid only Shs5 million leaving a balance of Shs9 million.