The two people convicted for killing Kampala businessman Eriya Ssebunya Bugembe, popularly known as Kasiwukira, have petitioned court challenging a 22-year-sentence handed to them.
High Court judge Wilson Masalu Musene on Wednesday sentenced Jaden Ashraf, a police constable and Sandra Nakkungu, a sister-in-law to the late Kasiwukira to 22 years in prison.
However, the judge deducted two years they have spent in prison.
The two, through their lawyer Ladlaus Rwakafuzi have now petitioned Court of Appeal against the conviction and sentence.
On Wednesday, Justice Musene found Jaden and Nakkungu guilty of having a common intention to murder the late Kasiwukira.
He noted that not only was Jaden seen in the vehicle that knocked Kasiwukira dead on the fateful day, evidence before court indicated that he had attempted to eliminate the deceased on two different occasions.
The same judge found Sarah Nabikolo, Kasiwukira’s widow innocent on grounds that there was no incriminating evidence against her.