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Four convicted in sh55 million ivory case

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City Hall Court has convicted and remanded four men to Luzira Prison after finding them guilty of unlawful possession of ivory.

Prosecution showed that the four who have been convicted, Ali Wause,  Dickson Kweteisa, Charles Kakooza and Chris Tumukunde were found in possession of 13.5 kgs of ivory valued at sh 55million on June 14 2016 at Nob view Hotel in Kampala and Café Javas restaurant along Bombo road,

They were facing two counts of illegal possession of ivory and conspiracy to sell them.

The four have been on trial before grade one magistrate Moses Nabende who based his conviction on the evidence of five prosecution witnesses. He immediately cancelled their bail and said he will deliver their sentence on Friday October 28.

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