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Lillian Rukundo
Lillian Rukundo at Buganda Road Court in Kampala on Monday. courtesy photo

UCU Student Jailed for Broadcasting Pornographic Material

Prosecution contends that Rukundo, in 2017 while in her hostel in Mukono District produced a video of herself masturbating and shared it through social media for purposes of sexually arousing whoever watched it.
posted onJuly 11, 2018
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By Kampala Post Reporter 

KAMPALA. A 23-year-old student of Uganda Christian University (UCU) has been convicted after pleading guilty to charges of broadcasting pornographic material and computer misuse.

Lillian Rukundo was on Monday arraigned in Buganda Road Court in Uganda’s capital Kampala and charged with 10 counts of broadcasting pornographic material before being convicted on her own plea of guilt.

Prosecution contends that Rukundo, in 2017 while in her hostel in Mukono District produced a video of herself masturbating and shared it through social media for purposes of sexually arousing whoever watched it.

Rukundo also pleaded guilty of publishing pictures of her naked body from the breasts to the knees.

The chief magistrate, Ms Mary Babirye remanded her to Luzira Prison until July 13, 2018 when she will return to court for sentencing.

Rukundo’s luck ran out last month when a whistleblower tipped the Pornographic Control Committee that was inaugurated by the Ethics and Integrity minister, Mr Simon Lokodo.

This comes just days after the same court last week convicted and sentenced a 25-year-old love-struck student to two years for stalking a Kabarole Woman Member of Parliament Sylvia Rwabwogo.

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