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Johannesburg – A high court in Luweero, in central Uganda, has sentenced a 42-year-old grandfather to 60 years in jail for raping three of his grandchildren and infecting them with HIV/AIDS after they were left in his custody.

The high court heard that Joseph Ssemuwemba,42, a resident of Kiyanda village in Makulubita sub-county, raped his three granddaughters aged 9, 10, and 12 between March and July 2015 while they were at his home, Uganda’s Daily Monitor reported on Tuesday.

African News Agency (ANA)