TWO KAMPALA WOMEN JAILED, FINED FOR NOISE POLLUTION

KAMPALA, March 21 (NNN-NEW VISION) -- Two Ugandan women, arrested by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) enforcement officers for shouting on Kampala streets have been jailed an fined disrupting city dwellers' peace.

Faridah Nakibuule, 38, and Allen Mbabazi, 32, both saloon workers were arrested over the weekend for shouting to attracting customers to their saloons and were taken to the City Hall court where they were charged with disrupting city dwellers' peace by shouting and pulling their hands.

The two pleaded guilty before Magistrate Moses Nabende and pleaded for leniency, promising never to engage in the act again. State attorney Hillary Musimenta told the court that the accused were first time offenders and requested the court to give them a lenient punishment.

Nabende sentenced Nakibuule to four weeks in prison as deterrence for the act and ordered Mbabazi to pay a fine of 40,000 shillings (about 12 US dollars) or face a sentence of four weeks in prison

Source: NEW VISION

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